Kathmandu, Nepal . Around 2,500 people associated with tourism sector in Pokhara have been vaccinated against coronavirus on Thursday at the coordination of Pokhara Tourism Council.

Council General Secretary Ram Chandra Sharma said that vaccine against COVID-19 was administered to tourism related workers, staffs and tourism entrepreneurs on the basis of priority at five different places of Pokhara.

He shared that arrangement of 500 doses of vaccine was made in each vaccination station.

Similarly, Council Chair Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai said that the government has made arrangement of 2,500 doses of vaccine for tourism sector in the first phase.

Bhattarai opined, “We had been demanding vaccine against COVID-19 with three-tier of government since earlier. We received 2,500 doses vaccine in the first phase.”

He further said that they are hopeful that the government would provide vaccine to the remaining persons associated with tourism sector soon. More than 20,000 people are associated with tourism sector in Pokhara, shared Bhattarai.

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