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UNFPA hands over 1,200 PPE kits to Nepal Government

Kathmandu / Apr. 20: As part of its commitment to support the government’s efforts towards containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the United Nations Population Fund today handed over 1,200 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits. The PPE kits were donated by the Government of China under the Nepal, China and UNFPA south-south partnership […]


Nepal among 25 nations to get IMF debt relief

Kathmandu / Apr. 14: The International Monetary Fund has approved immediate debt relief (IDF) for 25 countries, including Nepal. IMF’s Executive Board had approved the facility under its Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT) for its poorest member countries to help them in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The board has approved IDF to the 25 […]


Nepal government, World Bank sign financing agreement for Nepal’s COVID-19 response

Kathmandu / Apr. 07: The World Bank has approved a fast-track $29 million COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help Nepal prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness. The agreement was signed today between the Ministry of Finance and the World Bank, the bank said […]


China foundation to install handwash stations in Province 2

Kathmandu / Mar. 28: China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFAP) Nepal Office on Saturday provided hand wash materials to locals of MithilaBihari Municipality in Dhanusha district of Province 2. According to CPAF Nepal Office, the materials will be used to set up handwash stations for marginal communities in the village, police station and government hospitals. […]


India to provide Rs 107 million grant for building school

Kathmandu / Mar. 16: The Government of India has agreed to provide Rs 107 million worth grant to the Government of Nepal to build school buildings in Darchula, Dhanusha and Kapilvastu districts. In this regard, separate agreements have been signed between Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and officials of the concerned authorities here today at the […]


Group of foreign Rotarian restoring eyesight in remote villages of Nepal

Kathmandu / Feb 20: A group of visiting members of Rotary Club from Australia has been helping in restoring eye sight in Nepal. The ten-member group comprises seven from Tasmania and one each from New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. Besides its engagement in eye care, this group has been involved in projects […]


Mahalaxmi Municipality to set up South Asia’s first FSM plant

Lalitpur / Feb 18: The Mahalaxmi Municipality is to construct a faecal sludge management (FSM) plant at local Lamatar. This plant would be as per the ISO 24521 Guidelines on FSM and the first of its kind in the whole of South Asia. The plant is going to be constructed with the joint initiatives and […]


Ambassador of Pakistan scholarship distributed to 500 students

Kathmandu / Feb 15 : Chairman of National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina gave away ‘Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarships’ to 500 Nepali students. The scholarships amounting to NRs. 10,000 each were awarded by the Pakistan Embassy at the 8th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarship programme. Besides scholarships Samir KC from Pashupati Secondary School, Parbat was awarded […]


Nepal and WB sign extra credit for housing

Kathmandu / Feb. 6: The World Bank has approved additional credit of US$ 200 million (approximately Rs. 22.82 billion) for the implementation of the Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Project (EHRP) in Nepal. An agreement to this effect was signed here Thursday. Shreekrishna Nepal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Faris H. Hadad-Zervos, World Bank Country Manager […]


Japan extends financial support to execute DDR Strengthening Project in Chitwan

Kathmandu / Feb 5: Japan has extended a financial assistance of USD 442,839 to SHAPLA NEER – Citizens’ Committee in Japan for Overseas Support – under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Schemes. Shapla Neer, an international NGO based in Japan, will work with a Nepali partner NGO, Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), to implement […]




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