With the advent of a stable Nepalese government, plans for Visit Nepal 2020 and a vision to promote tourism and business in Nepal and in Australia, Melbourne is set to enjoy an auspicious ‘Nepal Australia Business Forum 2018’. It is organized by the Embassy of Nepal in Canberra in association with the Office of Consulate of Nepal to Victoria on Saturday, 30 June 2018. This, first of its kind event, is set to realize innovation, entrepreneurship and capital in trade and investment between Nepal and Australia.

Guests attending the Business Forum include State Minister of Finance, Hon. Robin Scott MP, President of the Legislative Council Hon. Bruce Atkinson MP, DFAT Director Ms Fiona McKergow, Nepalese Ambassador Her Excellency the Ms Lucky Sherpa, and  CEO of Nepal Investment Board Mr Maha Prasad Adhikari. In addition, 100+ Australian business delegates, friends of Nepal, business owners & entrepreneurs, Embassy officials, Members of Victorian Consular Corps, Local Council members, Federal  and State MPs and VIPs are expected to attend.

The organizers hope that Nepal Business Forum becomes a platform to strengthen bilateral commercial activities; promote technical, scientific and economic cooperation, trade and investment, tourism and cultural relationship between Australia and Nepal; and, to enhance the strengths and capabilities of the bilateral business community. To add, they aim to enhance participation and collaboration among business owners and entrepreneurs towards communal development.

Later in the evening, after the successful completion of the business forum, the guests will enjoy the diversities of Nepal through presentations, art displays, giveaways and cultural performances.

In the end, the organizers claim this event will help owners and entrepreneurs guage the market, build relations and formulate plans for the future.

Let us hope this event brings in success to Nepalese in Australia and paves paths for people aiming to start business.