On the occasion, Indian Ambassador Puri said handicrafts binds India and Nepal and their societies together. He also said handicraft is developing in Nepal not only by keeping traditional ethos and values but also going to new areas.
The five-day fair is organised by the Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal (FHAN) and Government of Nepal.
Various handicraft products, arts & crafts, gift and decorative articles and potteries have been showcased on more than 200 stalls.
The main objective of the fair is to promote handicrafts and provide a common platform to local exporters and producers and foreign buyers and sellers of handicrafts.