Kathmandu, Aug 31: The West Bengal Travel & Tourism Fair is taking place in Soaltee Hotel in the capital from September 2 to 4.
The fair will be jointly organized by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Kathmandu- based Indian Embassy and West Bengal Industry and Commerce Association.
According to the Indian Embassy, the fair is being organized on the occasion of the establishment of 70 years of Indo-Nepal bilateral ties.
The charge de affairs of Indian Embassy, Dr Avay Kumar, in a press meet today shared that the fair is taking place with a view to expanding bilateral trade and economic relations and strengthening religious, tourism and cultural ties between the two countries.
He added that the fair will provide a platform for the business communities of both countries to discuss on the issues relating to economic and industrial areas.
Similarly, FNCCI President Bhawani Rana shared that the fair will create environment conducive to potentials investors from the West Bengal to invest in Nepal in various sectors including hotel, agriculture, steel, coffee and education.