Ambassador Khatiwada inaugurated a two-day mobile consular services camp at the Columbus Club of Arlington in Arlington, Massachusetts. Embassy’s consular services include passport processing, document attestation, power of attorney and non-resident Nepali (NRN) card. Saturday, Sep 25, 2021
In the afternoon, Ambassador Khatiwada interacted with MIT and Harvard Students on the topic of ‘Doing Business in Nepal’ at Luria Auditorium, Koch Institute, MIT. The Ambassador urged participants to utilize their capital, skill, technology and experiences for the socio-economic transformation of Nepal. He highlighted the ongoing reform measures of the Government of Nepal towards improving the business climate in Nepal. He also encouraged fresh university graduates to take advantage of Nepal’s virgin business climate as well as the challenges and opportunities to serve a developing and emerging democratic country. The interactive program at the university was vibrant and animated.
In the evening, Ambassador Khatiwada held a meeting with the Nepali Diaspora and local Nepali business community of New Hampshire. Highlighting the investment-friendly environment in tourism, hydropower, information technology, infrastructure, agriculture, pharmaceutical, and service sectors in Nepal, he encouraged the Nepali Diaspora to invest in Nepal through various mechanisms such as mutual funds and consortium. Responding to the queries from the local Nepali community members, he spoke on issues related to dual citizenship and Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). The Ambassador is scheduled to hold a similar interaction on 26 September with the representatives of the Nepali community in Massachusetts organized by Greater Boston Nepali Community (GBNC).