NGCCI Organized Strategic Planning Workshop on July 18, 2019 at Heritage Garden, Sanepa. The objective of workshop was to provide platform for interaction and to receive feedback on the programs and activities and proposals for Strategic Planning from the NGCCI Members and cooperation partners in order to consider these ideas for future NGCCI activities. Honorary President H.E. Roland Schaefer, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal and President Mr. Anup Bahadur Malla jointly chaired the workshop.
Delivering welcome remarks, President Mr. Anup Malla stressed that Chambers of commerce, like all non-profit associations and groups, must constantly benchmark their performance and activities.
H.E. Roland Schaefer stated that at the multilateral platform such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), developing nations are pushing for formal negotiations related to issues of e-commerce, so it is necessary for us to be prepared for same.
At the Program, Mr. Lamsal Business Journalist, Editor-in-Chief, Arthik Abhiyan/New Business Age, in his presentation NGCCI: Way Forward urged the new leadership of the organization to take into confidence all the stakeholders of the organization while adopting new policies of NGCCI.
The Vice Presidents, Mr. Santosh C. Kunwar, Mr, Naresh Lal Shrestha and Er. Gyanendra Lal Pradhan made sector wise highlights of their respective sectors, Trade, Service and production sectors.
The Strategic Planning Session moderated by Mr. Biplav Man Singh, Executive Board Member of NGCCI was actively participated by NGCCI Board, Honorary President, and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal H.E. Roland Schaefer and Dr. Claudia Hiepe, Head of Development Cooperation from German Embassy Kathmandu and Ms. Binija Nepal, Advisor, GIZ Nepal, NGCCI Members representing from various sectors.
Collective work in teams and active and insightful participation by the Ambassador H.E. Roland Schaefer and Dr. Hiepe was well appreciated by all the members.
NGCCI’s strategic plan provides a comprehensive long-term outline that will drive the organization to achieve its mission. Concluding the sessions, President urged all the participants and sought their continued support and cooperation to effectively & efficiently formulate new ideas to promote the chamber. He also requested them to devote some of their valuable time for the cause and promotion of the chamber.
Secretary General Mr. Uttam Bhattarai, in his vote of thanks, thanked the members for their active participation and constructive opinion expressed at the working sessions.