The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Business (FNCCI) govt committee member Desh Bandhu Basnet has been appointed the chairperson of the Tourism and Air Transport Committee for a interval of three years.

Basnet, a 2020 and 2023 elected govt committee member of FNCCI, served as Chairperson in Bi-Nationwide and NRN Coordination Discussion board earlier than becoming a member of as Chairperson within the Tourism and Air Transport Committee. 

Basnet can also be a Honorary Consul of the Republic of Zambia for Nepal and an govt committee member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Business (SAARC CCI). 

He’s the chairman of AB Holding, a Nepal-based conglomerate, engaged primarily within the subject of mission and infrastructure growth, resorts and tourism, manufacturing, healthcare and actual property and owns varied initiatives underneath the portfolio. 

A few of his latest initiatives are The Metropolitan Lodge, a 5-star property at Kathmandu, Sukedhara, in affiliation with Mercure by Accor Lodge; Manakamana Retreat Resort and Spa Pvt Ltd and Premium Resort at Manakamana, Gorkha in affiliation with Sarovar Premium by Sarovar Resorts and Resort. 

Equally, Grand Central Lodge, one other 5-star property at Itahari, Sunsari can also be proposed to function in affiliation with Ramada By Wyndham Resorts and Resort.