Recentfusion.com—Pokhara: Journalist Krishna Mani Baral has been felicitated by Tourism Journalism Award in Pokhara on Friday.
Baral who is the Pokhara base reporter of Annapurna Post publishing by Nepal News Network International Pvt. Ltd. was felicitated with Rs. 25,000 cash and a certificate during a 12th convention and 22nd annual general meeting of Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN) Pokhara chapter.
Baral is also a professional photo journalist and has been in journalism field for 16 years in Pokhara. He was awarded for his contribution in the development of tourism of Pokhara. Meanwhile, Pokhara Tourism Council former president and senior tourism entrepreneur Ganesh Bahadur Bhattarai and civil rights activist Ram Bhadur Paudel also felicitated during the inaugural ceremony of the AGM.
Bhattarai was felicitated for his notable contribution in the sector of recovery through Pokhara Tourism Revival Committee (PTRC) following the April 12 earthquake of Last year. Similarly, Paudel was acknowledged for his contribution regarding Phirke/Bulaudi clean up drive and anti encroachment drive of public lands and properties.
Western Regional Administrator Gopi Nath Mainali and REBAN Pokhara president Gopi Bahadur Bhattrai felicitated trio during the AGM.