GERMAN EMBASSY AND NGCCI: Since the establishment of Nepal-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NGCCI). His Excellency Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal is the Honorary President of NGCCI. With the cooperation from German Embassy, NGCCI has been carrying various business activities in Nepal and Germany. CMT Trade Fair in Germany, German Catalogue Show, and GTZ support programs in Kathmandu are some of the activities which NGCCI has been involved in with the kind assistance from the Embassy. Various programs to support different organizations and institutions; Nepalese and German businesspersons from different fields; entrepreneurs and private sectors and fund-raising activities for the Chamber have been made possible by constant encouragement from the Embassy.
NGCCI has been working closely with the VISA/Consular Section of German Embassy since 1993. NGCCI issues recommendation letters for German business visa to Nepalese Businesspersons who wish to visit Germany on business purposes.
German Embassy has been providing office equipment & financial support to NGCCI in order to increase the business relations between Nepal and Germany.
German Embassy is also one of the prime sources of business information for NGCCI. From the beginning of establishment of the NGCCI secretariat, it has maintained the Information and Documentation Unit at the secretariat office. To make it more effective and efficient, economic section has been supporting NGCCI by providing various journals, magazines and even the policy information related to export-import. By this, the business inquiries made by visitors at Embassy are recommended to visit the NGCCI secretariat office. NGCCI is also working towards maintaining its information database and updating its existing web page to provide current and relevant information as and when required.