The US Embassy in Kathmandu hosted a ‘Farm to Table’ event to highlight the importance to the national economy and family income of Nepal’s agriculture. Agri- entrepreneurs, farmers, suppliers, credit providers met to network and share innovative solutions to improve productivity.
US Chargé d’Affaires Michael C Gonzales said: “Our objective is to spark a conversation on how best to instill this concept of farm-to-table and encourage people to learn more about new and evolving products and services available in Nepal.”
More frequent QR
With the holiday and tourism season in mind, Qatar Airways is adding a fourth daily frequency between Kathmandu and Doha from Friday. The overnight flight will arrive in Kathmandu at 8:55 AM. Passengers can now use the Doha hub to connect to the airline’s 150 destinations around the world, including newly opened flights to Canberra, Chiang Mai, San Fransisco and Rio de Janeiro..
Ford Festive Offer
Ford has launched its Dasain offer of ‘Cash Ma Cash’ campaign. Those purchasing a Ford vehicle in the coming months will have a chance to win a lucky draw of up to Rs400,000. Accessories worth Rs30,000 are also on offer with every purchase.
Wheel of Fortune
Syakar Trading that sells Honda motorcycles and cars has also launched its Dasain and Tihar scheme ‘Honda Wheel of Fortune 2’ with scratch coupons worth up to Rs100,000 on the purchase of Honda motorcycles and scooters, discount up to Rs30,000 on Honda big bikes and accessories, etc. Ten customers from lucky draw win up to Rs 1 million.
Dashain with Mi
Customers purchasing Mi smartphones can win a trip for two to Dubai, Bangkok, a Pulsar bike and Mi products like TV, laptop to vacuum cleaner and phone under the Dasain offer from Vatsal Complex. Customers need to download the Mi Nepal app and fill out a registration form to enter the contest.
Turkish Airlines is partnering with Dr Mehmet Oz, renowned cardiologist and producer and presenter of ‘The Dr Oz Show’ to provide a more comfortable and healthy travel experience for its passengers. The collaboration will be a part of Fly Good Feel Good Project and will feature short videos with expert advice on the Airlines’ official website, social media and in-flight entertainment systems.
Laxmi InterContinental Pvt. Ltd. the authorized distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Nepal, has unveiled the new Hyundai Xcent sedan car at the NADA Auto Show being held at Bhrikutimandap. The new Xcent boats of quality, comfort, style and premium look, and will be available in two petrol variants, Xcent (S) priced at Rs 3,096,000 and Xcent (SX) priced at Rs 3,356,000.
Sipradi Trading, the authorised distributor of Tata Motors in Nepal has launched its premium SUV, Hexa in the domestic market. Powered by 150PS/320Nm or 156PS/400Nm 2.2 litre VARICOR engine it comes with standard five or six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission.