KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the Indonesian Ambassador to Nepal to facilitate in order to bring in investment in Indonesia in hydropower, tourism, and other potential sectors of Nepal.
Prime Minister Deuba made this urge during the meeting with the Indonesian Ambassador to Nepal, Heru Hartanto Subolo. The Indonesian Ambassador had reached the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar to pay a courtesy call on PM Deuba today. ‘The Prime Minister asked the Ambassador Subolo to facilitate in order to bring in Indonesian investment in tourism, hydropower and other potential sectors of Nepal and promote mountain tourism of Nepal among tourists of Indonesia”, said Honorary Consul of Indonesia in Nepal and senior vice-president of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Chandra Prasad Dhakal quoting the Prime Minister.
On the occasion, Prime Minister Deuba urged the Indonesian government for the establishment of a residential embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Nepal. The Prime Minister through Ambassador Subolo also requested the people of Indonesia to visit Nepal, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.
Similarly, Ambassador Subolo said he was positive about the establishment of a residential embassy in Nepal and will convey this message of the prime Minister to the Indonesian government. An agreement would be signed between the two countries soon for visa facilitation for diplomatic and government passport holders, he added.
The Indonesian Ambassador shared that he would play a role in bilateral trade and investment between Nepal and Indonesia in course of the promotion of the ‘Trade Expo’. The trade expo is to be organized in Indonesia in October. RSS