KATHMANDU: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said Nepali film sector should be developed as a specialised industry.
At a programme organised here today on the occasion of 22nd anniversary of Film Development Board, Karki said the ministry was preparing laws, acts and other structures for the development of the film sector as a specialised industry.
He shared that the film sector should be developed as the attraction of all and the sector of opportunity by increasing service and facility of film artists appreciating their contribution to the film sector.
Minister Karki said, “Preparation is on to construct film shooting spots in all 77 districts with the use of developed technology. This task will get completed soon.”
He further said that the film sector should play a significant role in making the country prosperous along with the economic, social and cultural development.
Similarly, Secretary of the Communication Ministry, Dr Baikuntha Aryal, shared that discussions were underway to show Nepali films at cinema halls abroad with to promote Nepali films in the international arena.
On the occasion, the Film Development Board presented special category identity card to 62 film artists including Bhuwan KC, Dr Bhola Rijal, Sanu Kumar Tamrakar, Rajaram Poudel, Shiva Dhakal and Kiran KC.