CNI delegation leaves for Pakistan

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, January 31:

A nine member delegation led by Binod Chaudhary, president of Confederation of Nepalese Industry left for Pakistan today. The delegation will visit the industrial zones of Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Lahore in Pakistan and will return to Kathmandu on February 7.

The delegation will hold talks with office bearers of Federation of Pakistani Chambers of Commerce and Industry on February 1 in Karachi, followed by discussions between entrepreneurs of both countries to promote bilateral trade.

Taking part in the Expo-Pakistan 2005, being organised by the government of Pakistan on February 2-3, the delegation will leave for Islamabad on February 3.

A meeting with the state minister for economic affairs of Pakistan is scheduled on February 4. The delegation will also hold discussions with important businessmen in Rawalpindi on the same day. The Nepali delegation will also hold talks with officials of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on February 6 to foster opportunities in the areas where the two countries can work together to increase the bilateral trade. The Nepali team will also visit Texila on 5th of February.

The nine member delegation consists of Binod Chaudhary, president of CNI, Atma Ram Murarka and Bal Krishna Shrestha, members of executive committee , Satish Kumar More, Shiva Ratan Sharada, national committee members and Ramesh Gupta, Subash Chandra Shanghai, Arun Kumar Chaudhary, Harindar Singh, members of CNI.