Together for Tourism - NTY 2011 to be inaugurated today

The President of Nepal, Dr. Ram Baran Yadav will formally inaugrate Nepal Tourism Year 2011 at Dasarath Rangshala today. Nepal is celebrating NTY with a slogan 'Together for Tourism'. More than 25000 people are expected to participate in the ceremony including several foreign as well as Nepali dignitaries. To mark the occasion, a 'Peace Flame' brought from Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha, will be lighted in a replica of Mt Amadablam. The government has set a target to bring in one million tourists during 2011.