Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has urged entrepreneurs of the tourism sector to be confident that the business environment in the country will surely improve once the COVID vaccination kicks off.
During a meeting today with representatives of the tourism industry at the Ministry of Finance, Finance Minister Poudel said that emphasis will be laid on effective implementation of relief, concession and incentive programmes brought by the government.
Stating that he is taking the lead in resolving the problems seen in the implementation process of programmes mentioned in the budget and monetary policy, he said that he would facilitate and assist in case of need. He also expressed confidence that the situation will be better after the arrival of vaccine against COVID-19 infection.
He mentioned that further discussions will be held regarding the demand for exemption of electricity demand fee for tourism businesses as well.