Pokhara and Lalitpur join hands for tourism and handicrafts promotion

File: Handicrafts are one of the major exports of Nepal.

Gandaki, April 3

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pokhara and Lalitpur have agreed to collaborate to promote tourism and handicraft industries. Following a discussion with the officials of the Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry, currently on a study tour of Pokhara, an agreement was reached to enhance commercial partnership through collaboration in tourism and handicraft enterprises.

Pokhara has recently been declared the tourism capital of the country and Lalitpur, which produces 80 per cent of handicrafts exported from Nepal, has been declared the capital of handicrafts by the World Handicrafts Association.

At the agreement signing ceremony on April 2, Acting President of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Gokarna Karki, shared about the campaign to set up Koselighar or gift shops to exhibit and sell indigenous Nepali products including handicrafts.

He said that collaboration with Lalitpur will be utilised to further promote this campaign. President of Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bishwalal Bajracharya expressed the belief that business will grow through professional partnership between the two cities.

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