Pokhara—16th Fewa New Year Festival 2076 has kicked off in Pokhara today. Gandaki Province Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung inaugurated the festival amid a formal ceremony held at Komagane Park in Lakeside, Pokhara.
Organizer Paschimanchal Hotel Association Pokhara (PHAP) chairman Bikal Tulachan said that the festival aims the promotion of Pokhara in
domestic and international market. Addressing the ceremony, CM Gurung said that his province government is preparing to announce Pokhara as
a tourism capital city of Nepal. He further added that the province government has chosen tourism as a basis of prosperity of this province.
Similarly, Gandaki Province assembly member Rajiv Pahari praised the CM Gurung that his government allocated Rs 100 million to save Fewa
Lake. At the same time, Pokhara Metropolitan City ward 6 chairman Jagat Bahadur Pahari, Pragatishil Mother Group president Bishnu KC and FNJ Kaski chairman Dipendra Shrestha also delivered their views.
PHAP general secretary Ganesh Raj Pahari was the master of ceremony and PHAP vice chairman Laxman Subedi thanked all the guests in the program. A total of 36 tableau has taken part in the competition organized during the festival. Safe Association Nepal is also assisting the festival
promoted by Nepal Tourism Board, supported by Gandaki Province Government and Hotel Associtation Nepal.