26 October 2019, Kathmandu
The Opening Ceremony of a photography exhibition entitled ‘Beautiful Nepal’ was held at the Wenchang Gallery of Summer Palace in Beijing. The photographs on display depict diverse aspects of Nepal’s natural, cultural and historical resources and heritage, and aim to promote Nepal’s tourism resources in preparation of Visit Nepal Year 2020. The exhibition will run until 7 November 2019.
Welcoming the guests, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission Sushil K Lamsal highlighted the deepening people-to-people relations between Nepal and China and expressed the hope that the exhibition would help the Chinese people to better appreciate Nepal’s tourism attractions as mentioned in the press release. Minister Lamsal welcomed Chinese tourists to visit Nepal on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year 2020.In his remarks, Su Bensheng, Vice-President of Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC), expressed happiness over co-hosting the exhibition and hoped that the event would enhance greater understanding about Nepal among the Chinese people.
The Photography Exhibition was jointly organized by the Embassy and Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, with the support of Beijing Park Management Center and the Summer Palace. A vast imperial garden of lakes, gardens and palaces built during China’s Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the Summer Palace is a major tourist attraction of Beijing and attracts millions of visitors from around the world every year.