KATHMANDU: NADA Auto Show 2019, Nepal’s biggest automobile exhibition, kicked off in Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
Inaugurating the expo today, Minister for Finance, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada urged entrepreneurs to set up assembling plants and produce vehicles in Nepal. “This will discourage imports of vehicles,” he said adding that the government would support entrepreneurs in this regard.
Minister Khatiwada also said that the government was ready to discuss with the business community to import electric vehicles.
The expo provides an opportunity for automobile dealers where they come under one roof to exhibit their new products and to showcase their new technologies as well as to establish new business contacts.
NADA has featured new automobile launches and new offers in the Auto Show.
Apart from this, the expo hosts several stalls of spare parts, financial institutions, tires, lubricants, garage equipment, generators, batteries, and other accessories.
Several automotive products made in Nepal are also being showcased.
Organized by the NADA Automobiles Association of Nepal and managed by Global Exposition and Management Services, the exhibition, 14th of its kind, will run till September 1.