Instead of siding with and defending the cause of Nepal's business community, which has thrived in getting the maximum short term benefits through the loophole of Indian trade and industry policy, Nepal government needs to stand fairly for fair trade deal. However, the government's recent decision to formally ask Delhi to resume palm oil import from Nepal promotes the moral of fake traders and industrialists.
By A Correspondent Jan 24, 2020
As Nepal has celebrated Visit Nepal Year 2020 with ambitions goals to bring two million tourists, there are opportunities and challenges as well. Nepal's cultural, natural and religious diversities offer opportunities. The challenges are related mainly with their management. Unexpectedly high airfare, lack of adequate international flights by national flag carrier and dependency on foreign airlines are huge challenges. The first two tourism promotional activities, Visit Nepal Year 1998 and Nepal Tourism Year 2011, have produced good results, increasing the number of visitors. How Visit Nepal Year 2020, a third major tourism promotion program, will work remains to be seen
By A Correspondent Jan 02, 2020
Having worked for long in the banking sector, Chief Executive Officer of Himalyan Bank Ashoke Sumsher Rana is of the most experienced CEO of any commercial bank. Leader of the country’s oldest private sector bank as CEO, Rana recently spoke to NEW SPOTLIGHT on various issues related to banking sector. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent Dec 20, 2019