Nepal can boost sustainable investment and accelerate productivity with a comprehensive growth strategy that focuses on enabling the private sector and removing constraints to competitiveness by focusing on five priority sectors—tourism, agribusiness, education, health, and information technology, according to a new study by the World Bank and IFC.
Locals have initiated efforts for the expansion of Nepalgunj-based Ranjha Airport as a regional international airport. They started holding a discussion at the local level to endorse the decision for up-gradation of existing airport to the regional and international standards and take permit for embarking on flight service to New Delhi from Nepalgunj.
Kathmandu to Janakpur direct tourist bus service has been brought into operation from today. The first of its kind along the route was operated by Deepjyoti Tours and Travel Pvt. Ltd. The bus would reach Janakpaur via Kavre, Sindhuli, and Bardibas.
Minister for Internal Affairs and Law of Province No. 3 Shalikram Jammakattel has said that the government was working as per the people's expectations. Addressing the 11th establishment day and felicitation programme of Shankhadhar Cooperatives in Bhaktapur on Saturday, Jammakattel rather claimed that negative comments about the government appearing in some media outlets and social sites were untrue.
The 2018 South China Sea Buddhism Shenzhen Roundtable was started in the Chinese city of Shenzhen on Thursday. Organized around the theme of ‘Welcome the Contributions of all Parties and Build a Common Future’, the Roundtable witnessed participation of eminent monks, government officials and members of friendship associations from 12 countries and regions including Nepal and others.
A suspension bridge has been constructed over the Samrong river in ward no. 11 of Annapurna rural municipality, Kaski. The bridge serves the Annapurna circuit trekking route and was constructed with the help of the Kaduri family of Hong Kong. In absence of the bridge, trekkers had to walk for almost an hour to cross the river.
Wire expansion has begun along the under-construction Trishuli-Kathmandu 220 KV ‘Double Circuit’. The wire is being installed on the electric poles from Suryamati to Thansingh of Nuwakot since Tuesday, shared Upper Trishuli Three ‘A’ Hydropower Project Chief Fadindra Raj Joshi.
An interaction program on the topic of ‘Nepal-China Economic Co-operation Forum: Prospects of Investment in Nepal’s Energy Sector’ was held in Beijing today at the aegis of the Embassy of Nepal, in collaboration with China Association for International Economic Co-operation.
The reconstruction of the historical Rani Pokhari damaged by the earthquake of April, 2015, three years ago, will further delay, thanks to various reasons. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City, the authorized authority to undertake the reconstruction, had called the bidding for the project second time.
The construction work of the 42 MW capacity Mistrikhola hydel project has been obstructed by the local residents of Narchyang in Annapurna rural municipality-4.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have signed an agreement on establishing a bilateral consultation mechanism between Nepal and Canada.
The Lower Modi Hydropower Project located in Parbat district is expected to generate hydroelectricity within a month, the project officials confirmed. The project with the capacity of 20 megawatt was scheduled to generate power in the last fiscal year but it got delayed due to locals' obstruction, natural disasters and other causes.
The Nepalese Army has urged one and all not to doubt on the completion of the Kathmandu-Tarai/Madhes Fast-track Project, a project of national pride and strategic importance, in the stipulated time.