Chitwan Nepal: The Chitwan Regional Chapter of Hotel Association of Nepal has successfully started the International Elephant Race Competition here in Chitwan Sauraha on Wednesday. The competition is scheduled to run until 28th December with the main theme of promoting tourism in Sauraha.
According to Suman Ghimire, General Secretary of the Regional Chapter HAN, “20 elephants will participate in the race. Besides the race, the event also highlights elephant football competition, ox cart race, horse cart race and elephant’s beauty contest which is very interesting as well as exciting. Focusing the event different discounted holiday packages have been floored for the arrivals and tourists.”
The competition was inaugurated by Deputy Prime- Minister Narayankaji Shrestha.