2nd Indo-Nepal Trade Fair and Tourism Festival begins

BHIMDATTANAGAR: The 2nd Indo-Nepal Trade Fair and Tourism Festival has begun from Friday in Dehradun of Uttarakhand in India.

The fair is organised by Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), Kanchanpur with the help of Ministry of Commerce, and Trade and Export Promotion Centre, and promoted by the Nepal Tourism Board, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), and Embassy of Nepal in New Delhi, India.

The expo that will run until February 8 has more than 50 stalls featuring various food items, handicrafts, medicinal herbs, agricultural products that showcase identity of both Nepal and India, said Senior Vice-President of the CCI, Kanchanpur Janga Bahadur Malla.

Inaugurating the fair, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Tribendra Singh Raut said Uttarakhand was ready to establish trade and tourism relations between the two countries.

Likewise, the FNCCI President Bhawani Rana said such fair would help Nepali products get market.

Also, State Minister of Commerce Nar Bahadur Chand expressed his belief that the festival would benefit both the nations.