AIDIA hosts Nepal-Zambia roundtable meeting

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Feb 14, 2018-

The Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) and the High Commission Republic of Zambia, New Delhi hosted the round table meeting titled ‘Nepal-Zambia Relation: The Future Ahead’ in the Capital on Friday.

Chief Executive Officer of AIDIA Sunil KC stated that the major object of the roundtable meeting was to discuss opportunities for bilateral trade and investment in Zambia.

Also present at the meeting was the High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to Nepal Judith K K Kan’goma Kapijimpanga, who delivered the keynote speech.

She went on to share similarities between Zambia and Nepal such as their landlocked status and high-altitude locations. Both countries have agriculture and tourism as cornerstones of their economies.

She highlighted the benefits of investing in Zambia due to its political stability and growing economy while also being a gateway to Southern, Central and Eastern Africa.

Other notable attendees at the meeting included Ganesh Shah, former minister for environment, science and technology; Bishnu Hari Nepal, former ambassador of Nepal to Japan.

Published: 14-02-2018 08:30

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