Kathmandu, April 13

Rice and oil industrialists have urged the government to encourage domestic products by tightening the import of essentials from foreign countries.

A delegation, including office bearers of the Association of Nepalese Rice, Oil and Pulses Industry recently met the Director General of the Department of Customs Kamal Prasad Bhattarai and drew his attention towards the matter.

The delegation led by the Association Chairperson Subodh Kumar Gupta demanded that rice industries within the country be promoted by discouraging the import of rice from foreign countries.

A version of this article appears in the print on April 14, 2022, of The Himalayan Times