According to a AIDIA statement, Range highlighted the sectoral opportunities of investment in mining, manufacture, agro-based industries, meat processing, chemical manufacture, hydropower and renewable energy, agriculture, infrastructure development, health and pharmaceuticals, transport, ICT, tourism etc.
Ambassador Ranga said that mining is the most attractive investment in Zimbabwe. “Recently lithium has been discovered in Zimbabwe which makes this sector more attractive to the investors,” the statement quoted him. He also said Zimbabwe is looking for investors in manufacturing sectors like textile and in agriculture sector. He assured that Zimbabwe is a safe destination for investors.
He shared the bitter past of Zimbabwe when colonised by British and the sanctions by the Europeans. “Now, we started growing on our own with the support of Eastern countries like China, India, Russia breaking the isolationism,” he added. He concluded his speech by urging the investors of Nepal to come and invest in Zimbabwe.
In his special remarks, Former Minister of Environment, Science and Technology Ganesh Shah said Zimbabwe has the comparative advantage in mining with the discovery of Lithium. He said Nepal and Zimbabwe can collaborate in three most important sectors mining, tourism and energy specifically renewable energy.
Meanwhile, Sunil KC, CEO of AIDIA said the AIDIA has been facilitating this kind of meeting between the business community of Nepal and different foreign diplomatic missions that helps to strengthen the trade, business and investment activities between the countries.