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Donor agencies highlight on ramping up investment in energy sector

Kathmandu / Oct 29: The international donor agencies have been urged to extend support for achieving the government’s main motto of ‘Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal’ through sustainable development of energy. The high officials of the Government of Nepal made this call in the Fourth International Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural and Urban Development […]

China to provide Rs 2.5 billion worth of humanitarian, relief equipment

Kathmandu / Oct 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding on military cooperation between Nepal and China, which states that Chinese government will provide over Rs 2.5 billion worth of humanitarian and disaster relief equipment to Nepal. The assistance will […]

Japan extends grant aid for implementation of rehabilitation of Sindhuli road

Kathmandu / Oct. 25:The Government of Japan has extended a grant assistance of Rs 1.085 billion to the Government of Nepal for the rehabilitation of the Sindhuli road affected by the 2015 earthquake. Masamichi Saigo, Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, and Dr. Rajan Khanal, Secretary of the Ministry of Finance signed notes to this effect […]

Japan agrees to provide grant of Rs 308 million

Kathmandu / Oct 5: The government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs 308 millions for the School Sector Development Programme of Nepal for the fiscal year 2018. The Exchange of Notes, Grant Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding to this effect were signed and exchanged between the governments of Nepal and […]

ADB to provide 180 million US dollar loan to Nepal

Kathmandu / Oct 4: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide a loan of 180 million US dollars to support improvements to Nepal’s East–West Highway, the country’s main domestic and international trade route also known as the Mahendra Highway. A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank held in […]

Japan provides medical equipment worth Rs 1 billion

Kathmandu / Sept 24: The government of Japan has provided medical equipment to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provided physical and medical equipments worth one billion rupees under the third-phase assistance. At a progranme organised here today, Japanese Ambassador to Nepal, Masamisi Saigo, and Chief Representative of JICA Nepal, Jun […]

Amy Tohill-Stull appointed as new Misson Director for USAID

Kathmandu / Aug 24: Amy Tohill-Stull has been appointed as the new Misson Director for U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The U.S. Embassy, Chargé d’Affaires Michael C. Gonzales swore in Tohill-Stull at a ceremony at the United States Embassy that was hosted by outgoing USAID Mission Director Peter A. Malnak. Tohill-Stull brings more than […]

World Bank board approves $100 million to help deepen financial sector reforms

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 8: The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a fourth Financial Sector Stability Development Policy Credit (DPC4) of $100 million to Nepal to help it continue to deepen its medium-term reform program in the financial sector. Nepal’s quest to secure a stable path to federalism and an inclusive and […]

Dubai firm funds schools in Nepal, Senegal

Dubai: More than 550 children are benefiting from two schools in Nepal and Senegal funded by Dubai Holding in partnership with Dubai Cares. Dubai Holding announced on Saturday that the schools have opened their gates for young seekers of knowledge. Located in the villages of Dhakka in Nepal and Kaffrine 2 Sud in Senegal, the […]

NZ extends technical expertise to Nepal for re-measuring Mt Everest

Kathmandu, August 3: New Zealand will extend technical expertise to Nepal for re-measuring the height of Mt Everest — the world’s highest peak — after many geologists argued that the two powerful quakes in 2015 may have shrunk the mountain, a media report said on Thursday. The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is […]

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