Nepalese Prime Minister inaugurates SAARC Trade Fair 2010
Kathmandu: Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav
Kumar Nepal on Wednesday inaugurated the 10th SAARC Trade Fair at the City Hall.
The trade fair is aimed at providing platform to the
SAARC countries to explore trade opportunities, showcase their
indigenous products and service, strengthen business relations
among them and develop people to people relations.
"The SAARC Trade Fair would enhance regional trade,
economic cooperation, and strengthen relations among the
member countries," Nepal said in his inaugural address.
He appealed the SAARC nations to fully implement the
provisions of the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) to
achieve meaningful economic integration and enhance
Effective implementation of the SAFTA would help in
poverty reduction and economic development of the region, he
Secretary General of SAARC Sheel Kanta Sharma said the
the fair would provide a platform where buyers and sellers
will meet, exchange ideas and explore business opportunities.
Some 300 companies from host Bangladesh, Bhutan,
India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are showcasing their
products and services in the fair.
Eight Tourism pavilions are also being installed from
each member SAARC countries to promote tourism in the region.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Know the significance of Devshayani Ekadashi
- Punjab: Terrorists in Army uniform attack police station in Gurdaspur
- Punjab: Gurdaspur gunbattle ends, all terrorists killed
- Grief stricken people shout slogans as Kalam's body carried out of hospital
- Mumbai blasts case: Maharashtra govt opposes Yakub Memon's mercy plea in SC
- Politicos mourn death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, hail him as 'Missile Man of India'
- SC to resume hearing on Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's mercy plea on Tuesday
- FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA APJ ABDUL KALAM PASSES AWAY
- Lalu Prasad Yadav arrested as RJD bandh cripples life in Bihar
- Gurdaspur terror attack: Blow-by-blow account