Meeting with Hon’ble Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

December 9, 2023, Katmandu, Nepal

The meeting was held in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat in Kathmandu, Nepal, on December 09, 2023. During the meeting, Md. Jashim Uddin, President, SCCI, briefed the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal on SCCI’s initiatives and upcoming regional events. He emphasized the significance of Nepal’s role in achieving the common objectives of SAARC, considering the SAARC Secretariat and currently its Chair with Nepal. Md. Jashim further highlighted the importance of collaboration between the Nepal Government, SAARC, and SCCI to advance shared goals. Expressing expectations for the next SAARC Summit, he conveyed SCCI’s keenness for Nepal’s support in driving the progress of SAARC and SCCI initiatives.

While addressing the delegates, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. Dahal, underscored that South Asian region is a hub of opportunities. He added that achieving excellence on the global stage is well within our reach. He extended his best wishes for the prosperity of regional collaboration and the happiness of the people. Moreover, the Hon’ble Prime Minister also assured his full support for the SAARC and SCCI mechanisms, expressing hope that convening SAARC summit would usher in positive transformations, uplifting the socio-economic and political landscape of the region. Mr. Chandi Raj Dhakal, Vice President, SCCI (Nepal), stated that SCCI’s collective achievements over the years have empowered many businesses and investors to reach their full potential. “I am confident that, together, we can accelerate development at a rapid pace for the economic and social advancement of our people in the region”, he added.

Further to the discussion, Mr. Shafquat Haider, Vice President, SCCI (Bangladesh), shared enthusiasm for expediting regional development and fostering economic and social progress through collaborative initiatives. He underscored the crucial role of digitalization and information and communication technology (ICT) in harnessing transformative technologies.

The meeting concluded on a positive note as the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. Dahal acknowledged the efforts of the South Asian business community in advancing SAARC and fostering a prosperous future.

Group picture of SCCI delegates with Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Group picture of SCCI delegates with Hon’ble Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal