Nepal and Tibet have signed a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ahead of the Nepal Tourism Year 2011. Under this agreement, at least a100,000 Chinese tourists are expected to visit Nepal.
The MoU provides for the operation of buses between Nepal and Tibet; allowing Nepali helicopter and charter services in the Mansarovar area; promoting Nepal Tourism Year 2011 in Tibet through media and hoardings at major crossroads, and providing Tibetan visas to tourists from Nepal. Operating Chinese airlines with more frequencies between Lhasa and Kathmandu is also on the cards, according to a report in eTurbo News.
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