Nepal to import over 1.5 lakh roses from India

Valentine’s week has begun and Nepal is facing rose crunch. To cater to the need, Kathmandu has turned to India to import about 160,000 stems of roses worth NPR 15 million this year’s Valentine’s Day.
ANI reports that the Floriculture Association Nepal has estimated that about 200,000 stem roses will be needed during the week.
Informing about the need, FAN president Kumar Kasjoo Shrestha told ANI: …approximately 1.5 lakh stem roses would be imported from India while the demand for about 50,000 stem roses will be addressed by internal production.

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