February 24, Kathmandu: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation have appointed mountaineer Nirmal Purja as 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 honored at the event for his significant contribution in introducing Nepal to the world. Minister Ale claimed that it was the happiest moment of his tenure to have Purja declared as a goodwill ambassador for Nepal’s tourism.

Respecting the courage of Purja, ale wished him to break his own record in the coming days.

Speaking on the occasion, mountaineer Nirmal Purja said that he felt his responsibility was enhanced by the honor bestowed on him by the ministry. He mentioned that he would like to contribute in the coming days to introduce the country to the world.

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