February 24: Birat Expo 2076 organised for the exhibition of agro and industrial products concluded on February 22, Saturday. The nine-day event had kicked off from February 2. Information regarding commercial agriculture, tourism promotion, industrial areas and products were shared in the event.
A total of 350 stalls were displayed at the expo where around 350,000 visitors witnessed the event, according to the organizers. Transactions of more than Rs 1 billion took place during the expo.
The business entrepreneurs of Biratnagar have demanded for the fully facilitated exhibition center for organizing such events in the future.
The expo was inaugurated by Finance Minister Yub Raj Khatiwada while the closing ceremony was graced by Health Minister Bhanubhakta Dhakal. Both Khatiwada and Dhakal expressed their commitment to establish such exhibition center.
The mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Bhim Raj Parajuli stated that the expo this year was held in a grand manner compared to previous years. He informed that they are ready to provide land for exhibition venue. Moreover, he also said that they have already allocated Rs 5 million for the purpose.