In a new move towards Nepal development, the country’s leading industry body called on employees and investors of the SAARC region to invest in the Himalayan nation.
Chairman of the Employers Council of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and FNCCI Vice-President Chandra Prasad Dhakal said this at the 8th meeting of the South Asian Forum of Employers in New Delhi on February 12, 2019.
Addressing the event, Dhakal said that Nepal has established a suitable environment for employers and workers through successful implementation of laws related to labor and social security.
After a long political transition, Nepal now has a stable government and favorable investment climate, he added.
In this regard, Dhakal urged foreign investors to tap the investment potential of various Nepali sectors such as energy, tourism, agriculture and services.
He also welcomed investors from SAARC to the upcoming Nepal Investment Summit 2019 scheduled in March 2019, to identify possible areas of investment in Nepal.
He said the Government of Nepal is committed to building a conducive environment for foreign investors.
He explained that the upcoming Summit is a three-day event and will be a better opportunity to determine challenges and find appropriate solutions with regard to investment opportunities in Nepal.