KATHMANDU, Oct 17: An interaction program on the topic of ‘Nepal-China Economic Co-operation Forum: Prospects of Investment in Nepal’s Energy Sector’ was held in Beijing today at the aegis of the Embassy of Nepal, in collaboration with China Association for International Economic Co-operation.
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation of the Government of Nepal Barshaman Pun was the Guest of Honor.
The forum brought together Chinese energy companies and entrepreneurs, as well as senior officials of the Government of Nepal and businessmen and representatives of companies from Nepal for interactions on facilitating Chinese investments in the hydropower sector.
More than one hundred and twenty participants including representatives of public and private sector companies of Nepal and China, senior office-bearers of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Independent Power Producers Association of Nepal (IPPAN), representatives of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and media persons also took part in the program, the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing stated.
Shyam Kumar Shrestha, Member of Parliament, Dr. Krishna Prasad Oli, Member of the National Planning Commission and Anup Kumar Upadhyay, Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation (MoEWRI) were also present.