KATHMANDU: Office of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) in collaboration with the Nepali diplomatic missions organized investment promotion events in China. A high-level delegation comprising senior officials at IBN and other government agencies visited Hong-Kong and Shanghai to follow up and strategically attract investors to unleash investment opportunities in Nepal.
During the visit Nepali delegation conducted promotional events in two major cities of China --Shanghai and Hong Kong- on 24th - 29th June.
Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong and IBN jointly organized a program on Investment Opportunities in Nepal on 24th June. Business people based in Hong Kong, Nepali diaspora and experts and other stakeholders participated at the program. The event was inaugurated by Leela Mani Paudyal, ambassador of Nepal to China. Kamal Prasad Bhattarai (Consul General of Nepal in Hong Kong), Ravi Bhattarai (Consul General of Nepal in Guangzhou) and senior officials from Nepali delegation had shared the stage with the Ambassador. The Nepali team also participated at Hong Kong- Nepal Trade Fair 2017 to promote Nepal art, culture and tourism in Hong Kong.
Shanghai on 26th – 28th Investment Board jointly with Consulate of Nepal in Shanghai organized an event at the Convention Center of Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Office on Investment Opportunities in Nepal. There were representatives from Consulate of Nepal in Shanghai and members of Nepali delegation. Wu Jianming, Honorary Consul of Nepal in Shanghai and senior officials from Nepali delegation had spoke about the investment opportunities in Nepal. Nepal delegation also met with representatives of Hongshi Cement and Huaxin Cement—Chinese cement producers investing in Nepal.
On way back to Nepal, Nepali delegation also held a meeting in Bangkok on June 30 with Nepali ambassador to Thailand and explored future collaboration for investment promotion activities in countries under its mandate. The events were arranged as part of the economic-diplomacy initiative of Nepal government to promote trade, investment and tourism through its diplomatic channels.
Members of Nepali delegation were IBN’s Joint Secretary Uttam Bhakta Wagle, Director General of Department of Industry Shankar Aryal, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Industry Pradip Kumar Koirala IBN’s Under Secretary Khagendra Prasad Rijal, IBN’s section officers Dipak Kumar Thapa and Ratnesh Shashi, Section officer Janaki Karki Section Officer, Office Of The Prime Minister & Council Of Ministers as well as IBN consultants Ratish Basnyat, Ram Krishna Khatiwada, and Suvechha Nepal. ♦