Country needs a Tourism University: Dahal
July 1, 2022

Former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-Maoist (Center) Rt. Hon’ble Puspa Kamal Dahal ‘’Prachanda’’ has said that he is committed to establishing a Tourism University in Nepal. 


Unveiling a statue of his son late. Sakar Dahal ‘’Prakash’’ today at Kakani, Nuwakot Dahal assured the mountaineers that he will lead the campaign to establish such a university in the country. 


“I will put forth this proposal at the meeting of the ruling alliance soon,” he added, ‘‘Country needs a Tourism University.’’


Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) established the statue of late. Sakar Dahal in the premises of International Mountaineers Memorial Park (IMMP) Kakani, honoring his ascent to Mount Everest. The statue was unveiled on the same day of late. Dahal’s birthday.


“Establishment of this statue is an honor to all mountaineers. I would like to extend sincere thanks to NMA for this task,” Dahal added.


Former Prime Minister Dahal proposed that the NMA should be entrusted with more responsibility for the promotion and management of tourism in the days to come.


Responding to the grievances of mountaineers about lack of social security, Dahal insisted that the state should address those issues. 


Former Minister and Hon’ble Member of the House of Representatives Hit Bahadur Tamang appreciated the placement of the statue at IMMP Kakani. “This would help to promote tourism in the area,” Tamang said. 


Late. Dahal’s colleague Mr. Krishna KC, recalling the summit of the world’s tallest peak together, said Dahal was a brave and enthusiastic person.


Veteran climber Mr. Ang Dawa Sherpa and Ms. Doma Sherpa, speaking at the ceremony, proposed that the state should establish a special fund for the financial security of Nepali mountaineers.


Immediate past president of NMA, Mr. Shanta Bir Lama, said that the statue was built in honor of all mountaineers. 


NMA President Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa extended sincere appreciation to all those who contributed for building the statue. The ceremony was moderated by Senior Vice President of NMA Mr. Thakur Raj Pandey.


  • NMA Nepal Mountaineering Association Sakar Dahal Prakash Statue Unveiling Prachanda