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Private sector organizations submit suggestions on e-commerce bill

Minister Rekha Sharma (file)

Kathmandu, Feb 28: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), American Chamber of Commerce Nepal, and Nepal Association for Software and IT Services Companies have submitted suggestions for amendment in the e-commerce bill.

The joint delegation visited Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, and Chairperson Education, Health and Technology Committee, Bhanu Bhakta Joshi, separately, and submitted the suggestions.

A team comprising President of Information Technology Council of CNI, Ajit Bikram Shah, met Minister Sharma on Tuesday and urged to be clear on major issues including definition of the bill, responsibility of the parties involved in e-commerce, provision of punishment and access to international market.

On the occasion, the government was requested to create environment to invest in information technology sector by large-scale investors in Nepal.

Minister Sharma shared that the government was active to formulate necessary laws, including those related to information technology and cyber security. She urged the private sector to prepare projects related to information technology sector to present in the coming investment summit, asking to provide written suggestions to the government.

The suggestions regarding the e-commerce bill were submitted to Chairperson Joshi as well. #Nepal

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