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Pokhara airport construction started2016-08-27 11:04:14

CAMC Engineering Company of China which is Chinese Construction Company started it operation of Pokhara International airport. This company was awarded with the contract to complete the airport.

CAMC China’s Engineering Company which is also Construction Company has begun works of rebuilding the Pokhara airport from domestic to international.

However in April 13 the past prime minister KP Sharma Oli had laid put foundation stones of the renovation of Pokhara airport. Due to the rainy season the company started work a bit late.

From September 16 the company will start fencing 629 ropani of land; likewise, the company also started building temporary shelters for various purposes.

Nepal’s tourism has contribution of travel and tourism to the GDP well this year. Its more 5 percent expected to rise each year in GDP by Rs 149 billion. Direct contribution reflects the economy activity generated by stakeholders like Travel Agents, airlines, hotels and other transportation services as per the London based council including restaurants and leisure industries supported by visitors to Nepal.

Nepal is placed in third country in the world which takes benefits from tourism and direct GDP contribution However we are behind India and in front of China, Bangladesh and Srilanka.  As the report says the total help by travel and tourism in Country’s GDP was 8.1 percent in 2015 and it rises to 9.5 in early six months of 2016.

Tourism sector has created many jobs in the country. Over 10 percent people of the country depends on tourism sector only. 

Source: My republica and Kathmandu post

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