Women Entrepreneur Festival kicks off in Pokhara

POKHARA: The four-day-long Women Entrepreneur Festival-2075 BS has formally begun in Pokhara following an inauguration ceremony chaired by Province 4 Acting Speaker Srijana Sharma.

Around 70 stalls showcasing market offerings produced by women entrepreneurs have been kept at the festival with the theme “Women Entrepreneurship for Economic Prosperity.”

Food products, household equipment, accessories and clothing produced by women running small cottage industries, handicraft and apparel businesses are major attractions in the festival.

“The festival is aimed at promoting women entrepreneurship, marketing various products developed by women, and training and educating them on taxation, product labelling and packaging,” said Sita Baral, coordinator of festival organisers' committee.