Kathmandu- Former president of the Federation of Nepalese Industries Chandi Raj Dhakal has urged Maldives Finance Minister Fayaz Ismail to take initiative for direct Nepal-Maldives flight.

During a meeting with Maldivian Finance Minister Ismail, he stressed on the need for a direct flight between Nepal and Maldives to explore opportunities for boosting the tourism sector and improving relations between the two countries through other means.

During the meeting, Dhakal said that SAARC CCI has played an important role in the relations between the two nations and stressed on further strengthening the joint cooperation.

Dhakal highlights the importance of SAARC activities and how SAARC is working on regional development. Were informed about. He also urged the SAARC to take initiatives for the renewal of SAARC business bodies, keeping in view the possible difficulties that may arise in the SAARC CCI.