Kathmandu, Sept 21 : Bimal Prasad Srivastav has been elected the president of the Industry and Commerce and Labour and Consumer Welfare Committee.
A meeting of the committee today elected him to the post unopposed. The candidacy of Srivastav was proposed by Binda Pandey while it was backed by Gopal Bahadur Bam.
Mukunda Neupane who chaired the meeting as the senior most member announced the unopposed election of Srivastav to the post as per the House of Representatives (HoR) Regulations 173 (4).
Talking to the RSS following his election, the newly elected president pledged constructive support to the government, leaving no stone unturned to ensure the rights of consumers bearing in mind the festivals coming nearer.