International Travel Mart begins in Lumbini

The three-day-long Second International Travel Mart 2023 kicked off in Lumbini on Thursday.

The Mart is organized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Association of Tour and Travels with the objective of bringing in tourists to Lumbini.

Vice Chairman of Lumbini Development Trust Monk Maittaye (Abadesh Kumar Tripathi) inaugurated the Mart.

On the occasion, Trust’s Vice Chairman Maittaye said that the Buddhist followers should begin their journey from the Lumbini itself. He said that Lumbini is a vital site for promoting inspiration, peace and goodwill.

Likewise, Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism Development Suresh Adhikari stated that the Travel Mart was organized to make the country’s tourism industry more vibrant from Lumbini.
Likewise, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dhan Bahadur Oli, Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board Dr Dhananjaya Regmi and Chairman of Hotel Association of Nepal Binaya Shah addressed the event.

In the Mart, 28 travel and tour companies from India, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka and other countries are attending.


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