KATHMANDU,Sept 30: The 26th annual conference of Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) is scheduled to start in Kathmandu from Wednesday. Around 300 business people and government officials from the Asia-Pacific region are expected to take part in the conference.
The conference, a common platform to discuss and share ideas for economic development, with a theme ´A Vision for Shared Prosperity´ will focus on how Asian governments and private sectors can work together to achieve sustainable development.
According to a press release issued on Sunday by Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), which will be hosting the conference, it will also be a platform to have business to business meeting among private sectors of different countries.
“The conference aims to provide a platform for CACCI members to share their ideas on how they can help their respective countries, and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, in strengthening and spreading the benefits of regional cooperation,” said the release.
Additionally, interested member chambers will also have the opportunity to sign memorandum of understanding (MOU) with FNCCI and other CACCI members defining possible areas of cooperation during the conference period. “There will be time allocated for MOU signing during the two-day event,” the statement said.
CACCI is a regional grouping of apex national chambers of commerce and industry, business associations and business enterprises in Asia and the Western Pacific.