Myagdi Fair concludes with transactions around Rs 80mln

BENI: The sixth Myagdi Festival and Maghe Sankranti Fair, and province-level Agriculture, Tourism and Industrial Trade Fair in Province 4 concluded here on Sunday, with transactions of around Rs 80 million.

The Festival cum Trade Fair — organized by Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) — had started from January 12 with the slogan 'Let Us Develop Industry, Trade and Art and Promote Tourism through Preservation of Culture'.

Some 185,000 people visited the fair, informed Uttam Kumar Karmacharya, Chief Coordinator of the fair and the chair of the Myagdi CCI. Chair Karmacharya added that the fair has promoted the market for local products as well as created the investment climate in the potential areas.

According to the organisers, stalls selling and showcasing the local products of all the six local levels in the district made the highest transactions.

Meanwhile, Four Himalayan Magic Nepal is starting regular rafting excursion in the Kali Gandaki River from Galeshwar Dham in Myagdi to Maldhunga, the bordering point of Parbat and Baglung districts as announced in the concluding programme of the Trade Fair on Sunday.