Lorraine Hariton, the US State Departmentâ€™s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs (CBA), arrived in Nepal on Friday for a five-day visit.
While in Kathmandu she will meet with Nepal government officials and local business leaders to discuss entrepreneurship and business development in Nepal, the US embassy said in a press statement.
Hariton was sworn in as the Special Representative for CBA on September 14, 2009. She is responsible for State Department outreach to the business community and commercial advocacy efforts. During her first year, Hariton launched the Global Entrepreneurship Program, a State Department-led effort to promote entrepreneurship around the world. nepalnews.com