On June 28, 2023, Nepal Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong (NCCHK) celebrated its 15th anniversary at the Intercontinental Grand Stanford hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East. NCCHK was unable to carry out any of its regular activities for the last three year because of the corona pandemic.
The event was chaired by Mr. Lab Kumar Gurung, President of Nepal Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong. Mr. Shashi Madan Rai, General Secretary of the Chamber Nepal Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong welcomed all attendees and updated about the NCCHK in his welcome speech. The program was conducted jointly by Miss Soyena Dhakal and Sweta Pandey. The event was managed by NCCHK Secretary, Mr. Danny Bardan Gurung and the executive committee.
The event was inaugurated by playing the National anthem of Nepal and Hong Kong. Miss Deepmala Dhakal waved the flag of Nepal and while Rista Gurung and Sophia Gurung waved the flag of Hong Kong and China during the National Anthem. Ribbon Cutting and Cake Cutting by the guests were followed sequentially.
In the second phase of the program, Achievement of Excellence awards were given to 12 outstanding companies from various sectors in Hong Kong.
Excellence award recipients are as follows
1. Slow Mio and Na Thai Restaurant and Bar (Mr. In Gurung)
2. Bistrocana Restaurant & Bar (Mr. Chit Gurung)
3. Image Hair Salon (Mrs. Indra Gurung)
4. Computech Asia Trading (Mr. Rajesh Bhimsaria)
5. Pashupati Store Trading (JN Gyawali)
6. Summan Engineering Construction Limited (Mr. TB Limbu),
7. G-Cladds Limited (Mr. Mekh Gurung)
8. Sunkoshi Gurkha Security Limited (Miss Sangita Rai),
9. Nepal Finance Limited (Mr. Dhiraj Sampang)
10. Dharma Arts Nepali Handicraft (Mr. Tashi Gurung)
11. Sanskriti Jewelers (Mr. Prakash Thapa)
12. Sunrise Travels (Mr. Rajendra Kumar Shrestha)
Mr. Pawan Kumar Prajapati (Chairman of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nepal) who along with his 17 members came to attend the event upon the invitation from NCCHK. He expressed his thanks and presented NCCHK with a token of love. The following guests also expressed their thank you / congratulatory speech.
Mr. Yuen Ka Lok Ernest (Chairman of Kowloon Chamber of Commerce), Mr. Jonathan Lamport (Chairman of Asia and Africa Committee Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce), Mr. KC Lam (Head Consulate and Chamber Engagement Invest HK) ,Mr. Hung Chiu Wah Derek (District Councilor)
The chief patron of NCCHK, Consul General of Nepal for Hong Kong and Macau, Mr. Uday Bahadur Rana Magar also expressed his congratulations and signified the importance of NCCHK to promote Hong Kong trade with Nepal.
The president of Nepal Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, Mr. Lab Kumar Gurung concluded the program by saying that the Nepalese business establishments in Hong Kong are in dire need of workers. NCCHK will work with the Nepal and Hong Kong government to allow short term workers from Nepal.
At the end of the program, champagne toast was raised.
Miss Rista Gurung and Sophiya Gurung (of Divine Studio) presented a traditional Chinese-Nepalese cultural dance.
Finally, the program concluded with a cocktail party