Chitwan: The Chitwan Festival kicked off on Monday. The Festival began on the bank of Narayani River. Outgoing Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply at Bagmati Province, Milan Babu Shrestha, inaugurated the Festival amidst a programme.
On the occasion, Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Renu Dahal, said the Festival would contribute to the entire development of the district. It fosters economic activities, she hoped. Similarly, Vice Chairman of FNCCI, Dinesh Shrestha, expressed worry that liquidity problem was causing concern in the industries and entrepreneurship. “Government must pay heed to the present problem,” he stressed, arguing that policy level instability was eroding investment climate in Nepal.
The Festival would run till January 18, according to Chairman of FNCCI Chitwan chapter, Chun Narayan Shrestha. The Festival has several stalls including the agricultural products, autos, ‘made in Nepal’, electronic and IT. The event this time has focused to promote indigenous products of Chitwan- mustard oil and apiary for socioeconomic and cultural transformation of the district.