Kathmandu, July 3 : Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has urged the entrepreneurs to resume hotel, transport and airlines by following the health protocol.
Minister Bhattarai opined it in a meeting with stakeholders and entrepreneurs in Singh Durbar on Friday. He shared that the government was making efforts to resume these sectors adopting adequate safety measures.
He asked the entrepreneurs to come with alternate safety protocols. Nepal Tourism Board Executive Director Dr Dhananjay Regmi committed to implementing such proposals brought with safety measures.
Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal, Nepal Mountain Climbers’ Association, Nepal Association of Tour and Travels Agencies, Hotel Association of Nepal, and Nepal Tourist Transport Entrepreneurs Association among other organizations jointly submitted a memorandum to Minister Bhattarai to resume the business.
The tourism business is badly affected due to ongoing lockdown caused by COVID-19 outbreak.