Deepak Raj Joshi has been appointed as the new CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).
A meeting of board of directors of the national tourism organization selected Joshi on Thursday.
A selection sub-committee led by NTB Board Member Ghanendra Shrestha had recommended Joshi as well as Gyaneshwor Mahato and Gyanendra Lal Pradhan for the post on Tuesday.
The three names were selected following interview of presentation of 12 candidates who were shortlisted four years ago.
Joshi is as a senior officer at NTB.
THe post of CEO had been lying vacant after Prachanda Man Shrestha retired from the post four years ago.