|Nepal Assures Fast Tracking of HYDRO Projects|
|The Industry Minister of Nepal met Minister of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi in January, 2012.|
Issues relating to bilateral trade and investment were discussed during the meeting.
Government of Nepal assured fast-tracking of clearances for Hydro power projects being implemented by Indian entities in Nepal.
. India and Nepal have signed the Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement. This is expected to boost the confidence of investors. Increase in bilateral investment is also expected to further promote bilateral trade.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.