Private sector wants PM’s India visit to focus on economic prosperity

Kathmandu, September 7

The private sector has recommended that the prime minister’s imminent India visit be focused on bringing economic prosperity and reducing trade deficit.

Organising a discussion at his office today, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had sought recommendations from the private sector on economic agenda to be raised during his India visit.

On the occasion, the private sector had recommended that the prime minister raise the issues of implementation of Power Trade Agreement and Integrated Service Pass, service tax and operation of Gauriphanta border point.

A joint delegation of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Confederation of Nepal Industries and Nepal Chamber of Commerce suggested Prime Minister Dahal to focus on addressing the trade troubles persisting between the two countries, shared Bhawani Rana, FNCCI’s acting chairperson.

On the occasion, the prime minister assured the delegation that the agenda of economic prosperity and benefits to the private sector would be presented to India.