Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, on Thursday inaugurated the Nepal Chamber Expo 2022 organized at the initiative of Nepal Chamber of Commerce at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. Speaking on the occasion Prime Minister Deuba said, the such kinds of expo can play an important role in promoting industries based on indigenous raw materials, skill and resources, Deuba also underlined the need for protecting small and medium scale industries for making the country self reliant.
This expo will give the Bangaladeshi industries to showcase their variety of products to the people of Nepal, said Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal Salauddin Noman Chaudhaary. It will also help promote bilateral trade between the two countries and help in promoting regional trade. The Bangladeshi companies will showcase various products including garments, leather goods, cosmetics, ceramics and handicrafts through 50 stalls during the exhibition, he said.
Speaking on the occasion President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce Rajendra Malla said that the increasing trade deficit is the biggest challenge for Nepal and underscored the need for collaboration and cooperation between the government and the private sector for export promotion. The expo which concluded on Monday attracted around 50,000 visitors.