Kathmandu: Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) welcomed the member delegates of BIBN Friendship Car Rally at NICCI Secretariat in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The Car Rally was organized by North East Federation on International Trade (NEFIT), India which embarked on its journey from Guwahati of India on September 28. The Rally made its entry into Nepal via Panitanki-Kakarvitta customs on October 1 and reached Kathmandu on October 2. The rally is scheduled to conclude on October 9 in Guwahatti, India.
NICCI Secretary General Ramesh Sharma along with Treasurer Kunal Kayal, Executive Member and Convener of the Trade and Transit Committee at NICCI Rajan Sharma and other NICCI officials welcomed the delegates of the Car Rally.
During the welcome ceremony, NEFIT and NICCI formalized their commitment to future collaboration in areas of bilateral trade promotion, economic cooperation, educational and cultural exchange by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). It follows closely on the heels of the MoU signed between NICCI and BCCI Kolkata on September 28.
Mrinal Hatkhowa, Secretary General of NEFIT, expressed his gratitude to NICCI for the warm welcome extended to the NEFIT team and members of the Car Rally in Nepal. Rajan Sharma, Executive Member and Convener of Trade and Transit Committee at NICCI, emphasized the commonalities between Nepal and India, including climate, culture, lifestyle and people-to people connections.
The delegates and officials of NICCI engaged in a fruitful exchange of views and experiences during the program.