In a move promoting Indo-Nepal ties, a week-long Indo-Nepal trade and tourism promotion event is being held during February in Dehradun of Uttarakhand, India.
The 2nd Indo-Nepal Trade Fair and Tourism Festival, being organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Kanchanpur with the help of Ministry of Commerce and Trade and Export Promotion Centre, is promoted by the Nepal Tourism Board, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and the Nepali Embassy in New Delhi, India.
The expo features more than 50 stalls that showcase various food items, medicinal herbs, agricultural products and handicrafts that promote the unique identity of Nepal and India, says Janga Bahadur Malla, Senior Vice-President, CCI, Kanchanpur.
In his inaugural address, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed his state’s willingness to establish and enhance Indo-Nepal tourism and trade ties.
FNCCI President Bhawani Rana also expressed hope that such fairs would promote Nepali products in the global market.
Nepali State Minister of Commerce Nar Bahadur Chand opined that the fest will strengthen both the nations.
The fair began on February 2, 2018 and lasts till February 8, 2018.