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COVID-19 Threat: Nepal Government Cancels ‘Visit Nepal 2020’

With the growing threat of coronavirus ‘pandemic’ across the world, the Nepali Government has officially canceled the ambitious ‘Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020’ campaign.

The decision was formally endorsed at the recent meeting of the Council of Ministers on March 22, 2020.

Similarly, the government has also decided to dissolve VNY Secretariat from April 13, 2020.

Earlier, the Nepali Government canceled all the international promotional activities related to the tourism campaign in view of rapid coronavirus outbreak globally.

But as the coronavirus outbreak turned pandemic, the government has decided to cancel the VNY campaign.

The Nepali Government has launched the ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ campaign with much fanfare on January 1, 2020 with an aim to attract 2 million foreign tourists