Sreejana Rana becomes NICCI president
KAROBAR CORRESPONDENT
Friday, Dec 06, 2019
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Nepal India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) has elected a new committee unanimously – led by Shreejana Rana – during its 25th annual general meeting in Kathmandu on Thursday.
NICCI creates a platform to facilitate discussion between Nepal and India to foster economic activities through promotion of bilateral trade, investment and industry between the two countries, read a press release issued by the NICCI. “The annual general meeting graced by Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, also witnessed ambassador of India to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri, and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry president Bhawani Rana,” the release adds.
The outgoing president of NICCI Saurya SJB Rana passed the baton to vice president Shreejana Rana as she became the first female president of NICCI.
Rana hopes to take forward the important initiatives already set in motion by NICCI, from coordination between bi-national chambers and ensuring consistent and corresponding recommendations to discussion of foreign trade, transit, railways and hydropower, the press release reads.
Rana also intends to further promote tourism between Nepal and India by creating a platform for ‘bilateral cooperation through establishing a working forum’ especially with Visit Nepal Year 2020 around the corner. She also hopes to inject momentum into the activities of NICCI to ensure that the organization reaches its full potential as well as to further pursue and enhance the unique relationship between the two countries.