HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: A two-day conference aimed at providing platform for sharing ideas and experiences among Nepali and India youth today kicked off in the Capital.
The event, ‘Kathmandu Kaleidoscope: Indo-Nepal Youth Conference’, saw various eminent personalities from both sides of the border shed light on various issue related to the lives of youngsters.
Welcoming the participants, Subash Niraula, acting CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, underscored the need to take the needs of the youth into account while formulating national policies.
Talking about how young people are playing a pioneering role in different sectors, home and abroad, Nepali Congress youth leader Gagan Thapa said the Nepali and Indian youth should act together for a better future. The programme was organised by the India Embassy in Nepal in association with BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation.
Bollywood director Anurag Basu, also a participant at the conference, said Nepali cinema has a huge potential and the country’s natural beauty was attracting international film makers. Miss Nepal Shristi Shrestha said she would portray the unity in diversity among Nepalis in the international arena.
The conference, which concludes on May 14, is to dwell on changing scenario of the media, literature, sports, films in Nepal and India.