Salt Trading Corporation, Nepal’s first private-public partnership, is observing its 61st anniversary amidst a special function at the STC head office Kalimati, Kathmandu on Wednesday, Bhadra 27, 2080 B.S.
STC has been regularly supplying quality consumer goods to the general public in a smooth and effective manner at affordable rates as per its commitment, observed Urmila Shrestha, CEO of the corporation. Social service and market regularization is our prime objective rather than only making profit, she said.
The corporation has been fulfilling its responsibility of distributing and supplying essential commodities to the people despite unfavourable situation in the past and it will continue to do so in the coming days as well, she remarked.
Minister for Commerce, Industries and Supplies Ramesh Rijal has consented to be the chief guest at the function. Industrialists, businessmen, government officials, civil society members, intellectuals and media persons are also invited on the occasion.
On its anniversary, STC will honour different organizations, outstanding individuals, staff members as well as brilliant students with various awards.
A blood donation programme was organized on Sunday ahead of the anniversary as part of its corporate social responsibility, in which 51 people donated blood.