Oman to develop bilateral business relations with Nepal

KATHMANDU: Ambassador of Nepal to Sultanate of Oman Sarmila Parajuli Dhakal held a meeting with Under Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry of Oman Ahmed Hassan Al-Dheeb on December 25, 2017 at the latter’s office to discuss bilateral affairs.

Under Secretary Al-Dheeb welcomed Ambassador Dhakal and expressed happiness over the excellent state of bilateral relations between the two countries.

The Ambassador briefed the Under Secretary on the latest political developments in Nepal.

The Ambassador emphasised on how Nepal, after completing a long political transition, is moving forward on the path of economic growth with focus on economic transformation and economic prosperity through industrialization, stated a press release issued by Nepali Embassy in Oman.

Envoy Dhakal highlighted that Nepal is moving forward on the path of reform in policies relating to economy, foreign investment, public-private partnership, special economic zones, industrial enterprises, labor, mining, banking, intellectual property, FDI provisions and repatriation of capital, industry and commerce to encourage foreign capital and technological investment.

During the meet, Al-Dheeb congratulated the Ambassador for Nepal’s Constitution 2015 and expressed his desire to co-operate on the various sectors of Commerce & Industries.

Both held discussions on export-oriented industries in Nepal. Al-Dheeb encouraged Nepali businesspersons to bring Nepali products to Oman and expressed his readiness to co-operate to organize an Oman-Nepal business conference so that Omani buyers can easily get connected with Nepali businessmen and exporters.

Both discussed the possibilities to invest in Nepal’s agriculture, infrastructure, hydropower, and manufacturing sector.

Ambassador Dhakal highlighted on duty-free market access for Nepali products in EU and American market for almost 66 products.