Inaugurating India-Nepal Logistics Summit in Kathmandu on Sunday Oli said, smart logistics plays a crucial role in making trade and transit arrangements easy, hassle-free and cost effective.
He said Nepal and India have a significant volume of trade, investment, tourism and people to-people movement for which smooth and quality logistics including easy transit facilities is very essential.
He also said connectivity remains a topmost agenda in bilateral cooperation and many initiatives have been taken on crucial components of road, rail, inland waterways and air connectivity.
In his address, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri said, India is fully committed to provide all necessary support to Nepal in achieving its goal of prosperity.
Special Secretary (Logistics), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India N. Sivasailam, Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) CMD V. Kalyana Rama and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) President Bhawani Rana also graced the occasion.
The theme of summit was “Transforming Logistics Landscape”.Government representatives and trade community from India and Nepal participated in the conference.