Safa tempos

Published: Sunday 31 October 1999

More and more entrepreneurs in Nepal are showing eagerness to invest in battery-powered 'safa' tempos after the government announced its decision to ban diesel-powered Vikram tempos on September 17. There are attractive financial mechanisms on the offer for entrepreneurs interested in the Danish-funded safas. However, experienced entrepreneurs say only inexperienced entrepreneurs are willing to buy safas. "Investing in safas means less profit," said Sarad Upreti, chairperson, Federation of Nepalese Transport Entrepreneurs.

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