Monday, October 1, 2018

Government names top 30 council to boost business

The government has formed a 30-members Industry, Commerce, Promotion Dialogue Council headed by the Prime Minister K P Oli to improve the country’s business environment. The council has nine ex-officio members representing various trade and commerce umbrella organizations, apart from – Jagdish Agrawal, Padmajyoti, Ambika Shrestha, Pramila Rijal, Upendra Mahato, Kailash Shirohiya and many others – the who is who in the business and industry sector of the country.
A cabinet meeting on September 23 has formed the panel to help interact, co-ordinate and build rapport between government and private sector to identify and promote investment areas, increase productivity, create jobs, increase per capita income and to fulfil the objectives of national campaign ‘Prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali’.
According to the decision, ministers of industry, commerce and supplies; finance; energy; water resources and irrigation; and culture, tourism and civil aviation are members of the PM-led committee.
The government formed the council as the private sector has been asking the government that their concerns have not been addressed by the government.

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