FinMin assures tourism entrepreneurs of better days in the horizon



Finance Minister has urged entrepreneurs of the sector to be confident that the business environment in the country will surely improve once the COVID vaccination kicks off.

He also pledged that the would provide assistance to revive the tourism sector, which has been severely affected by the pandemic.

During a meeting today with representatives of the tourism industry at the Ministry of Finance, Finance Minister Poudel said that emphasis will be laid on effective implementation of relief, concession and incentive programmes brought by the government.

Stating that he is taking the lead in resolving the problems seen in the implementation process of programmes mentioned in the budget and monetary policy, he said that he would facilitate and assist in case of need. He also expressed confidence that the situation will be better after the arrival of vaccine against COVID-19 infection.

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He mentioned that further discussions will be held regarding the demand for exemption of electricity demand fee for tourism businesses as well.

On the occasion, , Bhanubhakta Dhakal said that the ministry has held discussions with the concerned stakeholder

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