Embassy of Nepal participates at Tour Expo2012 in Daegu, Korea

Apr 11, 2012

The 10th Tour Expo Daegu Gyeongbuk 2012, an International Travel Fair, was inaugurated today by Mr. Yeon Soo Kim, Vice Mayor of Daegu Metropolitan city and Ms. In Seon Lee, Vice Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do province at the Exhibition and Convention Centre in Daegu amidst a ceremony today. This travel fair is one of the four important travel fairs of the Republic of Korea after the Busan and Seoul International Travel Fair. The European, South East Asian and South Asian countries including Nepal, India and Sri Lanka are participating in the fair. The Daegu Metropolitan city that hosts 2.5 million people is one of the major sources of outbound tourist destination. The four-day expo will be closed on April 9, 2012. First time at the official level, the Embassy of Nepal is participating at this fair. A large number of visitors have visited the Nepal pavilion at the first day of the exhibition and have shown keen interest in Lumbini, the birthplace of Shakyamuni Buddha and natural beauties of Nepal. During the exhibition, the Charge d’ Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Nepal met with the representatives of the travel and tour operators and discussed about the promotion of tourism between Nepal and Korea. He also met with Mr. Dong-gu Kim, Chairman of the Daegu Chamber of Commerce and Industries at the latter’s office today. During the meeting, the Charge d’ Affairs a.i. requested the Chairman to encourage potential investors to invest in Nepal in the tourism, agriculture, infrastructures and hydropower sectors. Embassy of Nepal Seoul April 6, 2012