Nirmal Purja appointed as Global Goodwill Ambassador for Nepal's Tourism

27, Feb 2022 | nepaltraveller.com

Nirmal Purja said that he felt his responsibility was enhanced by the honour bestowed on him by the ministry and would like to contribute to the betterment of the country in the days to come

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has appointed mountaineer Nirmal Purja as the World Goodwill Ambassador for Nepal's Tourism.Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale announced the appointment of Purja as the World Goodwill Ambassador at a function organized at the ministry on Thursday.

Purja was also honoured at the event for his significant contribution to introducing Nepal to the world. Minister Ale said Purja can introduce Nepal as a top destination in the world.

Respecting the courage of the climbers, he wished them success in breaking their record in the days to come. “I am expecting Nepal to take a sharp turn regarding tourism and mountaineering,” Minister Ale said.

Speaking on the occasion, mountaineer Nirmal Purja said that he felt his responsibility was enhanced by the honour bestowed on him by the ministry.He mentioned that he would like to contribute to the betterment of the country in the days to come. Purja has set a world record by climbing all 14 mountains (all above 8,000 meters) of the world, including the highest peak, Mount Everest.

Photo Credit: [Nirmal Puja]

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