Rupandehi: The special priority has been given to the local products at Lumbini Tourism Promotion Industrial Fair and Agriculture Festival. The ongoing festivals are jointly being organized by Industry Trade Organisation, Rupandehi and Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Kathmandu at Anchalpur of Bhairahawa.
The Stall Coordinator, Mr. Ram Chandra Regmi said that special discount has been offered to the stalls for promoting local products. He stated around 40% of the total number of stalls, which have been registered, are of local products.
Around 40% of the total 400 stalls registered are of the local products, 60 stalls of agriculture, 100 stalls of small and cottage industry, 60 of women handicrafts and 50 of local garments to promote indigenous products.
“We are exhibiting photos showcasing the main tourism spots of Province 5 keeping in mind the Nepal government announced Visit Nepal Year-2020 and state-government announced Visit Lumbini Year-2076” – He quoted.
The festival that started on November 19 is expected to draw financial transactions of Rs 250 million. Around 300,000 visitors are anticipated to observe the festival.