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Asian Development Bank is providing Rs 18.25 billion in loan to improve electricity grid system

Kathmandu / Dec 30: Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a loan amount worth Rs 18.25 billion (156 million US dollar) for upgrading the electricity grid system in Nepal. Shreekrishna Nepal, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), and Rudi Louis Hendrikus Van Dael, Officer-in-charge, Nepal Resident Mission of ADB, signed an agreement to […]


Nepal and World Bank sign Rs 9.3 billion project to bolster agriculture

Kathmandu / Dec 22 : The Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed a $80 million (around NPR 9.3 billion) project today to bolster Nepal’s agriculture sector by strengthening rural market linkages and promoting entrepreneurship while creating jobs to support post-COVID-19 recovery. The Rural Enterprise and Economic Development Project (REED) project was signed Monday […]


China delivers 8,500 testing kits, 50,000 N95 masks to Nepal

Kathmandu / Dec 7: As part of its support to Nepal in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, China delivered 8,500 testing kits and 50,000 N95 masks to the Government of Nepal, on Monday. According to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi, 8500 testing kits and 50,000 N95 masks have been delivered to Nepal, which […]


ADB approves $150 million in loans to Nepal to improve TIA, Gautam Buddha Airport

Kathmandu / Nov 20: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million (approximately Rs 17.85 billion) concessional loan to improve the capacity of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and Gautam Buddha Airport (GBA) in Nepal. Issuing a statement on Friday, the ADB said that the loan will support the construction of a parallel taxiway […]


United States provides 100 ventilators to Nepal to combat COVID-19

Kathmandu / Nov 13: The United States government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided 100 state-of-the-art ventilators to Nepal to assist its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. At an event held on Friday, US Ambassador to Nepal, Randy Berry handed over the ventilators to Minister for Health and Population, Bhanu Bhakta […]


Japan provides assistance to construct hostel for blind women

Kathmandu / Nov. 6: Japan has provided grant assistance for the construction of a hostel for blind women in the Kathmandu Valley. The Charge d’Affaires a.i. of Japan to Nepal, Yoshioka Yuzo, signed a grant contract today to support construction of a hostel for blind women in Kageshwori, Manohara Municipality, read a press release of […]


Indian Ambassador meets Finance Minister Poudel

Kathmandu / Nov 3: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra held a meeting with Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel on Tuesday. During the meeting, they had positive discussions to further strengthen the bilateral economic and development partnership between the two countries for mutual prosperity and progress, Kwatra tweeted. “Used this opportunity to also hand over […]


Two-year project launched in Karnali and Province 2 to tackle gender-based violence

Kathmandu / Oct 14: A two-year project has been launched in Province 2 and Karnali Province to help minimize the instances of gender-based violence in the provinces. The project has been jointly launched by the Delegation of European Union to Nepal, the United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens, […]


Indian Ambassador and Tourism Minister discuss aviation, tourism and culture

Kathmandu / Oct. 9 : Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra paid a courtesy call on Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai at the Ministry today. During the meeting, Minister Bhattarai and Ambassador Kwatra discussed about the aviation, tourism and culture between the two countries. In connection with the aviation, […]


Switzerland ready to support Nepal in safe migration

Kathmandu / Sept 25 : The President of Switzerland, Simonetta Sommaruga has said the Swiss government was ready to support Nepal in the safe migration sector in the present difficult situation. She said her country was ready to assist Nepal in view of the difficulties faced by the migrants due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During […]




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