rajesh kazi

Dr Rajesh Kazi Shrestha’s business journey started 4 decades ago. Since then he has come a long way. His hard work has been recognized with various medals and token of appreciation by the Government of Nepal for his contribution in the business sector of Nepal. He is honored as Commercially Important Person (CIP). He also received Doctorate honored by International Journal of Non-Aligned Countries & Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). He is a former assistant minister of Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Supplies. He is currently the Honorary Consul of Vietnam in Nepal.

Dr. Rajesh Kazi Shrestha holds the following positions in different associations and organizations:

PositionOrganization/Association
PresidentNepal Chamber of Commerce
PresidentNepal China Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Honorary ConsulSocialist Republic of Vietnam
Former Assistant MinisterMinistry of Industry, Commerce & Supplies
Board of DirectorSoaltee Hotel Limited, Crown Plaza
Vice PresidentSilk Road Chamber of International Commerce
Vice PresidentWorld Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME)
Board MemberInvestment Board of Nepal, Nepal Government
Board MemberBoard of Trade
Board MemberNepal Intermodal Transport Development Board
Co ChairExport Promotion and Trade Facilitation Committee, Nepal Business Forum (NBF)
Member CommitteeEnhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) National Steering
MemberHigh level Economic Diplomacy and Coordination Committee
PatronNepal-Russia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
PatronNepal-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Chief AdvisorExport Council of Nepal (ECON)
AdvisorEducation Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN)
AdvisorPET Products & Closure Manufacturer Association of Nepal
Honorary MemberNepal-Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Honorary MemberNepal-Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Honorary MemberNepal-Italy Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Honorary MemberNepal-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and paIndustry
Former SenatorTribhuvan University
Former TrusteeKing Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation
Former Board of DirectorTrade Promotion Centre, Nepal Government
Former Chairman8th South Asian Federation Game, Hospitality Committee, Kathmandu
Former PresidentNepal Weightlifting Association
Former Executive MemberFederation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Former Executive MemberNepal Foreign Trade Association
Former Executive MemberHotel Association of Nepal
Former Executive MemberNepal Olympic Committee

“Honours and Awards” 

  • Decorated with HM King’s Accession to the Throne Silver Jubilee Celebration Medal 1996 by His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
  • Honored with the Letter of Honor by the Rt. Hon’ble PM Girija Prasad Koirala for the regular 10 year service at the Executive Committee of Nepal Chamber of Commerce, 1996.
  • Honoured with the Letter of Honour and Doshalla by Rt. Hon’ble PM Surya Bahadur Thapa on behalf of the World Hindu Federation, 1997.
  • Decorated with Prabal Gorakha Dakshin Bahu-1997 by His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty’s 53th Birthday Anniversary.
  • Honoured with Udyog Ratna-1999 by the Institute of Economic Studies, Delhi, India.
  • Decorated with Prakhyat Trishakti Patta-1999 by His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty’s 55th Birth Anniversary.
  • Honoured by the Rt. Hon’ble PM Sher Bahadur Deuba as Youth Enterpreneur, Industrialist and Social Worker on Behalf of the National Honour and Development Center, 2001.
  • Decorated with the Birendra-Aishwarya Sewa Padak-2001 by His Majesty King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
  • Awarded by the Medal and Letter of Honour by His Majesty King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev for the Excellent Contribution in Nepalese Industry, Commerce and Chamber Movement, 2002.
  • Decorated with the Suprabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu Third-2002 by His Majesty King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev on the occasion of His Majesty’s 56th Birth Anniversary.
  • Decorated with the Bikhyat Trishakti Patta Third-2005 by His Majesty King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev on the occasion of His Majesty’s 59th Birth Anniversary.
  • Decorated with Su Prabal Jansewa Shree by Rt. Honourable President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari, 2017.