London, February 12—The Non-Resident Nepali Assocition UK Chapter is organising an interaction with leading Nepali industrialist and businessman, Mr Binod Chaudhary, in London next week.
A meeting of NRN office-bearers, leading businessmen, social workers and media persons at the Blue Orchid restaurant in London last week formed a committee with Mr Krishna Bhatta as its coordinator to prepare for the interaction programme with Mr Chaudhary on coming Sunday, 19th of February.
Mr Chaudhary will also deliver talks at the University of Oxford and at the London office of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
During the visit, Mr. Chaudhary will promote his book “Making It Big: The inspiring story of Nepal’s first billionaire in his own words” during his tour. The book chronicles the inspiring success story of the man behind the immensely popular Wai Wai noodles (which has sold more than one billion packets in India alone).
The Chaudhary Group, which deals in banking, insurance, finance and housing, has invested in hotels and real estate and collaborates, among others, with India’s Taj Group. In 2013, Binod Chaudhary became the first Nepali entrepreneur to be listed as a dollar billionaire by Forbes magazine. His passion for growing his business, in the face of still challenges, is legendary. This memoir, already a massive bestseller in Nepal, tells Binod Chaudhary’s inspiring success story in his own words.
The Cinnovation/CG Group headed by Chaudhary has a controlling stake in Nabil Bank—a leading commercial bank in Nepal The Group’s portfolio includes noodles, electronics, beer and cement. He is expanding CG Foods with new factories in Serbia, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. The Company is also building a food park in Rajasthan state of India. CG has added its hotel assets with properties in Sri Lanka, Rwanda and a new Taj Safari Lodge in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park in partnership with India’s Taj hotel chain. The Chaudhary Group is also known for its charity works in Nepal and other countries. The Chaudhary Foundation pledged USD 2.5 million to build schools and houses after the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015.
On Sunday, 19th of February, Chaudhary will deliver a talk and also sign his book at the Venue 5 restaurant in North West London. The attendance is by invitation only. On 22nd of February, Dr Chaudhary is delivering talks at the Said Business School of the Oxford University. He will also speak at and sign his books at the PWC headquarters in London.
“It’s a matter of great honor and privilege that Mr Binod C haudhary has accepted our invitation and will be sharing his experience with Nepali diaspora and members of the business community in the UK,” said Muchhetra Gurung, President of the Non-Resident Nepali Association UK Chapter. “We very much look forward to attend his lecture programmes, which I believe will be inspiring for young as well as established businessmen,” he added.
“We hope that businessmen, academics, young professionals, students and members of Nepali diaspora will benefit from the inspiring talks of Mr Binod Chaudhary,” said Krishna Bhatta, coordinator of the interaction programme. “The event will also afford an opportunity to interact with Mr Chaudhary and benefit from his insights and vast experience,” he added.
The organisers have requested all to confirm their participation by Monday by contacting the NRNA UK.