Tourist footfall to Bodh Gaya likely to increase soon: Vietnam Ambassador

Gaya, Nov 22: Vietnam’s Ambassador to India, Pham Sanh Chau, has expressed hope that footfall of domestic and international tourists to Bihar’s Bodh Gaya will increase soon. The Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, reopened on August 27 after remaining closed since April this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Addressing members of Bodh Gaya Temple Advisory Board (BTAB), he said, “The Mahabodhi Temple is a matter of pride for the people of Bihar. Bodh Gaya is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centres in the world. We are quite sure that footfall of both domestic and international tourists will soon increase.”