“We are very glad to have such a famous person as Engin Altan Düzyatan here in Nepal, and it is part of our effort to revive tourism in Nepal, especially from places like Turkey which is so easy to travel from because of direct flights,” says Raja Ram Giri of the Tourism Revival Committee.
Turkish Airlines flies four times a week directly between Kathmandu and Istanbul with connections to destinations around the world. It is the only European airline serving Kathmandu, and plans to resume daily flights as Nepal’s tourism picks up after the pandemic.
“We hope news of the visit by such a famous actor will promote Nepal as a destination in Turkey with which there is a direct flight between Kathmandu and Istanbul,” said Turkish Airlines manager for Nepal, Abdullah Tuncer Kecici.
Indeed, Nepal’s stunning mountain scenery could also provide a backdrop for Turkey’s vibrant film industry as a location for shooting future series. This year, Bollywood actors and producers spent more than a month shooting the upcoming film Uchai in the Khumbu, Manang and other locations.
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