KATHMANDU: A delegation of the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) on Tuesday met with newly appointed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
During the meeting at the private residence of PM Dahal in Khumaltar, the delegation of the office-bearers led by President Vishnu Kumar Agarwal on the behalf of the private sector congratulated and extended best wishes to Dahal on his election to the post of prime minister.
On the occasion, the delegation suggested that improvement in the country’s economy, which is in challenging condition, should be the priority of the new government.
The CNI presented the concept of ‘Rebooting Nepali Economy’ along with the clear steps to be initiated immediately in order to revive the country’s economy before the prime minister.
It also suggested the measures to be adopted immediately keeping the fiscal sector (liquidity crisis and high-interest rate), industrial promotion, tourism, energy and information technology area as priorities to revive the country’s economy.
PM Dahal said in the meeting that he has expected this type of suggestion from the private sector for reforming the economy. “I expected this type of suggestion from the private sector. I thank CNI for submitting clear reform plans,” he added.
The Executive Chief asserted that the government’s main attention is on improving the economy and the government will collaborate with the CNI for this. “We have placed the economy in priority from the very first meeting of the Council of Ministers. We will be moving ahead in collaboration with the private sector,” the PM said.
Former President of CNI, Hari Bhakta Sharma, vice-president Nirvan Chaudhary, Krishna Prasad Adhikari, Birendra Raj Pandey, Rohit Gupta, Confederation Industry Committee President Gokul Bhandari, Confederation Director General Deepak Raj Joshi, among other office-bearers and members congratulated and extended best wishes to PM Dahal on the occasion.