As different countries rang in the new year in their own ways, Nepal launched a unique campaign called 'Visit Nepal Year 2020'. The year-long initiative was inaugurated by Nepal's president Bidhya Devi Bhandari. Yeti, the mythical creature, has been chosen as the mascot. According to data gathered till October 2019, Indian tourists have topped the list of foreigners who visited the Himalayan nation. Minister of Tourism of India Prahlad Singh Patel was also present at the event.