President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the non-resident Nepalis to invest in their motherland.
Inaugurating the 8th international convention of the Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) today, President said the time is ripe to invest in Nepal. She further said there is favourable atmosphere for investment in tourism, hydropower, education, health and infrastructure in Nepal."
Stating that Nepalis abroad can take pride in Nepal's prosperity, the President also lauded the role played by the NRNA in the post-earthquake and landslide relief, rescue and reconstruction work in the country.
On the occasion, Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara said a special role of NRNA was expected in the development of Nepal. The convention will elect a new leadership for the Association.
Bhuvan Bhatta, Jamuna Gurung and TB Karki are in the fray for the post of president in the convention that will end on October 17.