Call for successful Visit Lumbini Year 2012
Minister for Culture Gopal Kiranti has said the Ministry has begun various works to make the Visit Lumbini Year (VLY) 2012 successful.
Talking to media persons at his residence on Saturday, Minister Kiranti said, “President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav would inaugurate the VLY with the conclusion of Nepal Tourism Year (NTY) 2011 at a special function on January 14 in Lumbini.”
The homework of the VLY Secretariat has aimed at bringing in more than 1 million tourists, he said, adding that all offices of different levels across the country were requested to promote Nepal as the country of Lord Buddha’s birthplace.
A couple of hundred subcommittees will be formed nationally and internationally and websites developed about Lumbini according.