International Conference of Mountain Countries on Climate Change with the theme 'Our Mountains, Our Future' was inaugurated today in Kathmandu by President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav. Around 300 participants and representatives from 25 countries are attending the two-day conference. Hosted by the Nepal government the conference aims to provide a forum to share knowledge and experiences on impact of climate change on the mountains and deliberate the associated common risks, and discuss a common approach to deal with specific concerns relating to mountain ecosystems and livelihoods. Discussions on Sustainable Mountain Development (SMD) and the challenges and prospects of mountain ecosystems, including poverty alleviation will be held during the conference.
Thanks for making our holiday to Nepal, China and Tibet and exploring the Himalaya region a success. We thank you for all the arrangements along the way and commend you on your making sure we were comfortable and that bookings were selected well by you along the route. Everything we asked for or needed was arranged and there were no hic ups.
We work with the motto "Tourism for Development". Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged segments of Nepal.