1 billion 630 million tourism budget for fiscal year 2076/77

Kathmandu, Sep 13 : Nepal Tourism Board has passed the budget of 1 billion 630 million rupees for the upcoming fiscal year 2076/77 . Nepal Tourism Board has decided to provide 100 million rupees to the Visit Nepal Secretariat. Also, they have decided to spend 250 million rupees for the promotional activities for Visit Nepal year. The 1 year plan announcement of Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has also been included in the budget. The board has...

Nepal Needs To Enhance Infrastructure

Kathmandu,Sept 12 : Speakers at a session in the Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2019, which kicked off in Kathmandu today, said that Nepal can achieve its desired economic growth and development goals through the development of infrastructures. Addressing the mega event on infrastructure development, which is being organized jointly by the Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) and the Government of Nepal, former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai said that the current Kathmandu-centric urbanization has to be linked with Tarai-Madesh, Bhattarai urged...

Ambitious Visit Nepal 2020 campaign but less spending

Kathmandu,Sept 11 : Nepal Tourism Board is preparing to make the ambitious Visit Nepal 2020 campaign a success. However, the annual budget size of the government’s tourism body decreased significantly from the last year. The board recently finalised the annual budget of Rs 1.63 billion for the fiscal year 2019/20 (Mid-July 2019-Mid-July 2020), and it is Rs 120 million less than the annual budget the board got last year. The board has allocated Rs 350 million for the Visit...

Oli, Modi inaugurate Nepal-India pipeline

Kathmandu,Sept 10 : Prime Minister KP Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Nepal-India cross-border petroleum pipeline on Tuesday through a video conference. The inauguration was done by pressing a switch button by Nepal’s PM Oli and Indian PM Modi through a live video conference between the Prime Minister’s Office in Singha Durbar, Office of the Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi. This will now open the valve of the petroleum pipeline marking the commercial operation...

Govt’s fair price shops to open from Monday

Kathmandu,Sept 09 : Like previous years, the government is opening fair price shops of daily consumables targeting upcoming big festivals of Dashain and Tihar. Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies will inaugurate the first seasonal shop for this year at Ram Shah Path on Monday. The ministry says a total of 73 fair price shops will be established across the country. Salt Trading Corporation, Dairy Development Corporation, and Food Management and Trade Company will operate the shops.

Nepal’s deaf students receive donation

Kathmandu, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) — Over 300 deaf students in Nepal have been benefited by the school bag donation project of China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA). Amid a special function organized in Central Higher Secondary School for Deaf in the capital city Kathmandu on Tuesday, CFPA distributed more than 300 school bags along with stationary items to the deaf students. Established in 1967, the Central Higher Secondary School for Deaf is the country’s oldest deaf school, where nearly...

MCC Countdown Begins

Kathmandu,Aug 28 : At a time when Nepal is aspiring to qualify from LDC to middle income country, it requires huge investment in infrastructure sector. Launching of Millennium Challenge Compact will fulfill some of the targets of Nepal from next year in energy and road sector. Executive Director of Millennium Challenge Account Nepal (MCA-Nepal) Khadga Bahadur Bisht said that the progress is satisfactory in fulfilling the condition set by Millennium Challenge Compact to implement projects in Nepal. Addressing a...

Govt to procure 3,ooo goats and mountain goats for Dashain

Kathmandu,Aug 23 : The government-run Food Corporation has decided to procure 3,000 goats and mountain goats for this Dashain. The corporation, which procured 1,300 goats last year, decided to double the number this year as it could not meet the demand for goats last year.

Nepal Received Rs.784 Billion As Remittance

Kathmandu,Aug 18 : Nepal received 784 billion remittances in the fiscal year 2018/019. Nepal received NPR 543 billion remittances in 2012/013. India contributes Rs.93 billion taking a leading country followed by Saudi Arabia Rs.89 billion. UAE Rs. 85 billion, Malaysia, Rs. 74 billion, Japan Rs. 67 billion Romania, Rs 56 billion, South Korea Rs. 33 billion, Bahrain Rs. 24 billion, Qatar Rs. 19 billion, Kuwait Rs. 15 billion, Australia Rs. 11 billion, United Kingdom NPR 10 billion and Oman...

Nepal Airlines Will Be Made Reliable and Credible

Kathmandu,Aug 01 : Newly appointed minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai said that he will turn Nepal Airlines as reliable and prestigious airline again. Minister Bhattarai has made this comment when Nepal Airlines has been facing series of crisis of its own credibility recently. Addressing senior officials of in the ministry following taking the charge, minister Bhattarai said that he will also take necessary step to expand and strengthen domestic airports. Minister Bhattarai said that he...

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