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Nepal tourism produced 1.19 million jobs in 2023

Kathmandu, June 22 (UNI) The World Travel and Tourism Council's annual research report indicates that Nepal's tourism sector generated Rs 327.9 billion in revenue and supported 1.19 million jobs in the previous year.
The report forecasts that Nepal will generate 1.22 million jobs in 2024. The jobs generated by the tourism sector is 15.2 percent of the total, a report in Kathmandu Post said.
The country welcomed more than a million tourists between January and December last year, following China’s border reopening and record arrivals from India.
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