EVENT ON SUS­TAIN­ABLE TOURISM IN KANCHENJUNGA HELD

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High level del­e­gates from Bhutan, In­dia and Nepal em­pha­sized the need for re­gional co­op­er­a­tion on strength­en­ing po­ten­tials and ben­e­fits of tourism at Thim­phu in an event on ‘Shared Nat­u­ral and Cul­tural Her­itage for Sus­tain­able Tourism in Kanchenjunga Trans­bound­ary Land­scape’ on May 3-4 in Thim­phu. De­vel­op­ing short, medium and long term strate­gies fo­cus­ing on na­ture and cul­ture at trans­bound­ary level has been taken as a way for­ward as part of the Kangchen­junga Land­scape Ini­tia­tives. The meet­ing was co-or­gan­ised by Depart­ment of For­est and Park Ser­vices, Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture and the In­ter­na­tional Cen­tre for In­te­grated Moun­tain De­vel­op­ment (ICIMOD), to share the ex­ist­ing prac­tices, po­ten­tials and dis­cuss on fu­ture prospec­tive of mak­ing tourism as a ma­jor con­ser­va­tion and de­vel­op­ment tools in­clud­ing op­por­tu­nity for re­gional co­op­er­a­tion.

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