Four-day flora expo in Kathmandu underway

Photo: Barsha Shah

Kathmandu, March 15: The 25th edition of the Flora Expo, begun at Bhrikutimandap in Kathmandu from Thursday will run until March 17.

The expo is organized by Floriculture Association of Nepal and Floriculture Development Centre.

Chairman of Association, Min Bahadur Tamang, shared that a total of 73 stalls including 60 commercial ones, three landscaping, eight official and others are kept in the Expo.

Flora Expo 1

The organizers have expected some 50,000 visitors and business transactions of worth Rs 10 million in the Expo.

The Association said that Nepal is now self-reliant on flower production in most of the seasons except for Tihar festival.

Nepal produces some 450 species of flowers and the market of this business is of Rs 3 billion plus annually.