Working Groups


Eastern Regional Business Forum

Issues Meeting and Minutes ..

Industrial Investment Promotion

The Working Group on Industrial Investment Promotion deals with issues related to sector promotion, policy and regulations. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Industry (MoI) and the President of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members representing the Nepal Government from the Ministry of Commerce & Supplies, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation. Issues & Results List of Members Meeting Minutes ..

Financial, Monetary and Insurance Affairs

The Working Group on Financial, Monetary and Insurance Affairs deals with acts, rules and regulations related to banking and insurance and other institutional issues. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Deputy Governor (Banking) of Nepal Rastra Bank and the President of Nepal Bankers' Association (NBA) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members, representing the Nepal Government from Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Local Development. Issues & Results List of Members Meeting Minutes   ..

Infrastructure

The Working Group on Infrastructure looks after hydro-power, tax, construction and ICT sector issues and works into solving problems surfaced in regulations and policy. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the President of Independent Power Producers’ Association of Nepal (IPPAN) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members, representing the Nepal Government from Ministry of Information & Communication, Ministry of Irrigation, and Ministry of Physical Planning and Works. Issues & Results List of Members Meeting Minutes ..

Women Entrepreneurship Development

The Working Group on Infrastructure looks after hydro-power, tax, construction and ICT sector issues and works into solving problems surfaced in regulations and policy. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the President of Independent Power Producers’ Association of Nepal (IPPAN) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members, representing the Nepal Government from Ministry of Information & Communication, Ministry of Irrigation, and Ministry of Physical Planning and Works. Issues & Results List of Members Meeting Minutes ..

Tourism

Tourism WG Minutes ..

Export Promotion and Trade Facilitation

The Working Group on Export Promotion and Trade Facilitation deals with agro-based and exportable products such as tea, Pashmina, handicraft and carpet. It also deals with policy and tax related issues especially related to export. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Commerce and Supplies (MoCS) and the President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members representing the Nepal Government from the Ministry of Agriculture & Cooperatives, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry. Issues And Results List Of Members Meeting Minutes ..

Foreign Direct Investment

The Working Group on Foreign Direct Investment addresses the constraints to foreign investment. The PSDC Meeting held on 13 June, 2012 decided that the Nepal Business Forum should create a separate space to address the constraints faced by foreign investors and also to attract and promote foreign investment aligning with the governments' Nepal Investment Year Program. The Working Group brings together various concerned government agencies, binational chambers and foreign companies to resolve bottlenecks to increased FDI in Nepal. Issues And Results Meeting And Minute ..

Business Environment, Labor Relations and Industrial Security

The Working Group on Business Environment, Labor Relations and Industrial Security deals with issues related to investment climate, social security, industrial and labor relations, investment promotion and other sub- national issues along with overall Private Sector Development (PSD) issues. This Working Group is co-chaired by the Secretary of Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the President of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and consists of Joint-Secretary level members, representing the Nepal Government from Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Industry, and Ministry of Labor and Transportation. Issues and Results List Of Members Meeting Minutes ..