Tourism Board CEO Regmi suspended

Kathmandu: The government has suspended Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board, Dhananjay Regmi. Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism Maheshwar Neupane has suspended Regmi on charges of abuse of office and involvement in financial irregularities.

Earlier, Regmi was asked for a written explanation saying that he had a fight with the customs officials at the Tribhuvan Airport over alcohol.

A meeting of the board of directors held on Friday has also formed a committee to investigate the allegations against Regmi. There is a provision for the board chairperson to be the secretary of the Ministry of Tourism.