We will work to enforce ‘no trekking without guide’ rule

The implementation of no trekking without guide rule will stop such incidents. I am hopeful that the government is also aware of this fact and should be looked after by the government. It will not only address our safety and security issues but it will also ensure that no untoward incidents takes place in the future.

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HTM will promote Nepal as the gateway to the Himalayas

HTM is a tourism promotional event which provides an effective platform for a niche destination like Nepal which can neither spend large amount of money for tourism promotion to create world attention, nor intervene in the international market on its own. So, HTM is an event which can yield higher outcomes with little investment.

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“Safety and security of foreign tourists our major concern”

Inspector of Nepal Police, Tulasa Khatiwada, is the in-charge of Tourist Police Unit. She joined the unit as the in-charge from March 2016. She was with the Crime Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police before assuming responsibility at the Tourist Police Unit. Rajiv Joshi of Tourism News Digest (TND) recently talked with the soft-spoken police officer on various issues related to tourism police and the Nepali tourism industry. Excerpts:

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