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Chinese ambassador promotes Nepal tourism on social media

   People's Daily Online   08:32, January 07, 2020

Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi posted pictures of herself on social media on New Year’s Eve to promote Nepal tourism to people around the world, news portal reported on Jan. 2, 2020.

In the tweet posted on Dec.31, 2019, Hou posted pictures of herself posing at famous scenic sites in Kathmandu and said: “True beauty always deeply touches the deep heart. Beautiful Nepal with history, diversity and nature deserves a visit. Wish #VisitNepal2020 successful!”

(Photo via Ambassador Hou Yanqi's Twitter account)

The post quickly drew attention among Nepali netizens and media and won widespread applause. 2020 is Nepal’s tourism year, during which the Himalayan country hopes to rejuvenate its tourism industry by attracting 2 million tourists.

(Photo via Ambassador Hou Yanqi's Twitter account)

Since China and Nepal established diplomatic relations in 1955, the two countries have always supported each other and treated each other on the basis of equality.

The two countries will take the co-construction of the Belt and Road Initiative as an opportunity to strengthen cooperation on connectivity, trade and investment, energy, agriculture, culture and tourism, and build closer bonds between the two peoples, the Chinese Ambassador wrote on the website of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

Hou, born in north China’s Shanxi province in 1970, was appointed as the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal in 2018.

(Photo via Ambassador Hou Yanqi's Twitter account)