The 113th International Women’s Day is being marked globally today by raising voices to recognise the accomplishments of women and spread awareness of gender equality.
The day is also being marked in Nepal, with the national theme of “A strong foundation for gender equality: Expansion of women’s access to creative technologies”.
On the occasion of the 113th International Women Day, Tourism Entrepreneur Women Association Nepal (TEWAN) has initiated a tourism promotion programme along the Korala checkpoint in Myagdi and Mustang from today onward.
Representatives from tourism related organisations and mediapersons are participating in the promotional programme organised with the support of the Nepal Tourism Board, Ministry of Tourism, Gandaki Province and Pokhara Metropolis.
TEWAN Chair Kamala Giri said that a four-day promotion programme has been put in place to bounce back COVID-battered tourism industry. The programme includes capacity building of local tourism entrepreneurs among others.
At the programme, it was said that capacity building training and interaction would also be delivered for the youth and women entrepreneurs in Beni, Jomsom, Thini and Lomanthang.
Giri further said that promotion of religious and historical sites including Muktinath and monastery would be put in priority in the promotional programme up to Nepal-China border checkpoint, Korala.
Programme coordinator Shova Adhikari Poudel said that capacity building of local tourism entrepreneurs, digital marketing training, branding of local products and home-stay promotion would be gradually carried out.