Namaste and Welcome to Nepal! The Himalayan country conjures up the images of snow-capped mountains and rolling green hills. Indeed, out of ten tallest mountains of the world, eight stand in Nepal, making Nepal a mountaineer’s dream.
Nepal , a small country with an area of approximately 147181 sq kms is diverse geographically as well as ethnically with more than 61 ethnic groups and 70 spoken languages. You will find rich cultures and vibrant traditions, exquisite temples and monuments as well as fast flowing rivers and tropical jungles teeming with wildlife, making your trip an unforgettable experience. It is a multicultural, ethnic and multi-lingual country. All the people from different races and religions live in harmony and there is an ideal blending of Hinduism and Buddhism.
But Nepal has much more to offer than just the high breathtaking Himalayas. Matching the steps with the world at large, Nepal has made a great leap in attaining the world class milestones in every facet of societal life—be it political, economic, education, information-technology or social welfare.
Nepal is now a secular Federal Democratic Republic abandoning legacy of being the only Hindu Kingdom in the world. The Constituent Assembly election held on 10 April, 2008 marked the beginning of the new era for Nepal. The democratically elected new government is well poised to bring new and prosperous Nepal eliminating all kinds of social injustice and inequality.
After the political revolution, country now focuses on brining economic revolution that will uplift the country and her people from the centuries old deprivation and poverty. Nation has supported the mission set by Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) to raise the monthly income of each individual up to Rs.12000 per month. Government has also declared to create business environment that is conducive to doing good business in Nepal and that encourage Foreign Direct Investment in immensely potential sectors like infrastructure, hydropower, forestry (Herb Processing), petroleum and mineral resources. Nepal, the country with the second largest water resource in the world, contains opportunities for investing in Hydropower with capacity to produce more than 80000 MW units. As Nepal is already a member of the World Trade Organization, it needs reconstruction of the industrial sector so as to bring out products that can compete in the international market, at the same time making it cheaper.