KATHMANDU: The Nepal pavilion at the ‘Beijing Expo-2019’ has become the center of attraction among visitors.
The pavilion with a 15 feet tall statue of Gautama Buddha in meditation posture in the middle was inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on April 28 during her state visit to China.
The pavilion has been visited by around 100,000 visitors in 15 days alone.
A Lumbini Peace Garden has also been created. The pavilion installation aims to attract Chinese investors and technology and big Chinese projects related to agriculture, forest and medicinal herbs of Nepal.
The Expo that lasts six months is expected to attract approximately 16 million visitors from all over the world. Over 110 countries have exhibited floricultural and horticultural products, cultural heritage and are promoting tourism.