KATHMANDU, Aug 16: A two-day summit of Nepali young entrepreneurs kicked off on Thursday in the capital in a bid to explore new business opportunities amid adverse business climate in the country.
Around 350 promising entrepreneurs across the country have gathered to share their ideas, knowledge and experiences to exploit the untapped business potential.
Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs´ Forum (NYEF) -- a forum for young entrepreneurs under the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) -- has organized the Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES) 2012 in coordination with Entrepreneurs for Nepal (E4N), Samriddhi-The Prosperity Foundation, Association of Youth Organization Nepal (AYON) and Young Entrepreneur Forum of Confederation of Nepali Industries (CNI).
“The summit aims at creating a platform for aspiring young entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities within the country,” Sudarshan Basnet, executive member of NYEF, said on the occasion.
Different sessions are being organized to enhance skills and give inspirational inputs to the young participants during the conference.
The event being organized with the theme, ´Entrepreneurship: Engine of the Nation?” will cover a wide range of topics on business prospects.
Speaking on the occasion, Suraj Vaidhya, president of FNCCI, highlighted the importance of young entrepreneurs in leading the country to economic prosperity.
Entrepreneurs such as Pradeep Kumar Shrestha, Bijay Rajbhandari, Ananda Bagaria and Bhawani Rana will also share their experiences along with 15 young entrepreneurs.
Young entrepreneurs will extensively discuss opportunities for investment in different sectors such as agriculture, tourism and information & technology in which Nepal enjoys a competitive edge.