Kathmandu, 27 Dec 2014: Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Bahadur Thapa has said that the government has been working to raise the dignity of the bullion traders.
Speaking at the 12th annual general meeting of the Kathmandu Gold and Silver Entrepreneurs Association in the capital on Saturday, Minister Thapa said there was a clear business policy for the dignity of the gold and silver business by keeping costumers’ interests above all.
Minister Thapa said the state could operate any business and added, “The primary duty of entrepreneurs is to provide services to the consumers.”
The Minister called for ending the trend of general strikes in the business sector and urged the entrepreneurs not to provide donation under duress.
Likewise, Commerce and Supplies Secretary Narayan Gopal Malego stressed on rising above the vested interest to provide sincere services while citing the necessity of a benchmark for facilitating the enhancing business sector.
On the occasion, Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Vice President Dinesh Shrestha, Nepal Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman Rajendra Tuladhar, Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Chairman Maniratna Shakya complained of constraints in operating gold and silver business in a relaxed environment.