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Visit Nepal Year 2020 honoured Éric Valli as Goodwill Ambassador

The Visit Nepal 2020 committee has recognised renowned French photographer and film director Eric Valli as a Tourism Goodwill Ambassador for the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. Éric Valli, is an Academy Award winner for the Nepali film ‘Himalaya’ and has captured some of the most remote and inaccessible areas on film putting Nepal on the global map.

Sharing his experience in Nepal, Valli said that the government of Nepal should encourage tax rebates and provide incentives for movie directors to promote Nepal.

Suraj Vaidya, Co-ordinator of VNY 2020 informed, “VNY committee and Valli plans to host a film festival. This will encourage filmmakers from different parts of the world to visit Nepal and use the country’s beautiful locations as a backdrop to their films and documentaries.”