SAARC Trade Fair concludes at Nepal
Kathmandu: The tenth SAARC Trade Fair
aimed at providing platform to the members countries to
explore trade opportunities concluded on Sunday.
The fair attracted a huge crowd with organisers
estimating the visitors to be more than 225,000.
Sri Lankan Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Neomal
Perara inspected the SAARC Trade Fair on the final day.
Members countries of the South Asian Association of
Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal,
Pakistan and Sri Lanka showcased their products and services
in the trade fair which was inaugurated by Prime Minister
Madhav Kumar Nepal on December 15.
Food items, handicrafts, leather products,
cosmetics, jewelry, garments and kitchenware produced by the
SAARC member country were at display during the fair.
Eight tourism pavilions from each of the SAARC
countries were also set up with a view to promoting regional
The trade fair will help boost trade, commerce and
tourism in the SAARC region and establish business links among
industrialists and business communities of the region, said
Ramesh Kumar Shrestha, executive director of Trade and Export
Promotion Centre of Nepal, the main organiser of the event.
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