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Wednesday, August 14 2019 - 23:20
Webb Fontaine Group FZ-LLC Signs a National Single Window Implementation Contract With the Government of Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal, Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet / --

Following a two-stage World Bank bid, Webb Fontaine Group, Dubai was awarded a 
contract with Nepal Department of Customs (DOC) to Design, Supply and Build a 
National Single Window platform for Trade in Nepal. 

The Government of Nepal seeks to implement the Nepal National Single Window 
(NNSW) as an integrated collaboration platform for trade, transport and 
logistics operations that will optimize the processing of import and export 
information, reduce time delays as well as costs, and increase certainty and 
predictability for the trade community.

"We are happy to partner with the Government of Nepal in their drive to 
optimize processes, reduce delays and increase efficiency across the Nepalese 
trade community; driven by our turn-key solution and Single Window platform. 
Webb Fontaine's global footprint continues to grow with key presence  across  
Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East." Didier Reymond, CEO - Webb Fontaine 

Under the contract, Webb Fontaine will implement a turn-key solution that 
includes all hardware, software, services and support required to meet the 
defined business requirements. 

The main objectives are to implement a licensing module for more than 30 Other 
Government Agencies (OGAs) as well as electronic payment and strong 
connectivity with AsycudaWorld, the Customs system used by DOC.

"We are confident that this initiative will increase ease of doing business in 
Nepal and will instil transparency and efficiency in the external trade through 
improving trade facilitation, in turn we believe the whole economy of Nepal 
will benefit from it" says Mr. Sushil Pandey, Project Coordinator, Nepal 
National Single Window (NNSW), Department of Customs, Government of Nepal.

This project is funded by the World Bank as a grant received by Nepal 
Government from International Bank of Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) / 
International Development Association (IDA) as a component of Nepal-India 
Regional Trade and Transport Project (NIRTTP). Ministry of Finance, Department 
of Customs serves as the implementation agency for this project.

About Webb Fontaine   

Webb Fontaine is a leading provider of solutions for trade facilitation; 
powered by world-class technology, investing in the largest research and 
development centres in the trade area. Webb Fontaine is headquartered in Dubai, 
U.A.E. with a presence  across Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. 

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Media Contact:  
Webb Fontaine Group FZ-LLC 
Kate Francis   
Marketing & Communications Manager   
Dubai, UAE   

SOURCE: Webb Fontaine