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Suu Kyi stresses on boosting Nepal-Myanmar trade

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

San Suu Kyi on Thursday stressed on boosting bilateral trade between and her country.

Addressing a gathering at the opening day of the 'Chamber Expo-2018' here, she invited Nepalese entrepreneurs to invest in and said the country has created a safe and favourable environment for foreign investors.

"and need to increase their economic activities, business and people to people contact," Suu Kyi said.

There is enough room for better cooperation and collaboration between the two countries to increase the volume of bilateral trade between them which currently stands at just USD 3.86 million, she said.

Besides Myanmar, industries from several other countries, including and China, showcased their products in the expo being organised by the

Suu Kyi also said countries in the South-Asian sub-region can cooperate in the areas of trade, tourism, technology, human resources, agriculture and fisheries to improve the life of people in the respective nations.

The arrived here earlier in the day to attend the Summit, which will bring together heads of states and governments, lawmakers, eminent leaders, and leaders of of the region.

The summit is scheduled from Friday to December 3.

Suu Kyi will also meet Bidya Devi Bhandari, KP Sharma Oli and Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, officials said.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 20:25 IST