Kathmandu, March 27 : Business persons have committed to resolve the difficulties being faced especially by the common people in terms of consuming daily essentials in the view of the national lockdown called to counter the COVID-19 pandemic.
At a meeting held on Thursday (March 26) at the office of the Minister of State for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Moti Lal Dugad, business persons, entrepreneurs and the industrialists said they would cooperate with the government to solve the problems of the poor, helpless and daily wagers in this crisis.
The discussion was held on how the supply of daily essentials including the arrangement of medicine, food grains and import of goods could be made smooth, according to State Minister’s secretariat. Similarly, they discussed the possible impact on country’s economic sector and how the private sector could help government on it. They also called on the government, intellectuals, media, civil society and citizens to assist from their sides in this hour of crisis.
It is learnt that a committee of the business persons will be formed in the next day to address the economic problems in view of the lockdown. The meeting was attended by businesspersons Paban Kumar Goliyan, Satish Kumar Mor, Sekhar Golchha, Nirvana Chaudhary, Sulav Agrawal, and Pradip Kumar Shrestha, among others. RSS