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Investment Board finalizes a much-awaited agreement with Finnish joint venture for the management of the municipal solid waste. Each household will have to pay Rs 219 per month as waste collection service fees.
KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Minister for Finance, Yubaraj Khatiwada, is planning to issue white paper to make public the current economic position of the country and the measures that the government plan to take to deal with the ongoing economic and financial challenges.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has chosen Yuba Raj Khatiwada, a monetary economist, as the Minister for Finance and Policy, overlooking other senior leaders of his own party to lead a crucial ministry that is responsible for maintaining both micro and macroeconomic stability in the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Engagement of private sector in promoting climate smart agriculture can be beneficial for both farmers and private sector if the results of a pilot program for climate resilient agriculture are something to go by.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: At a time when bankers are hoping that the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) will provide them a relaxation on credit to core-capital-cum-deposit (C-CD) ratio, the central bank has indicated that such prudential lending limit is not going to be tweaked to address the current liquidity problem being faced by bank and financial institutions (BFIs).
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The government should move away from import-based taxation by lowering tariff rates if it wants to improve the import-to-export environment in the country, a recent report prepared by the World Bank Group states.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal offers $46 billion worth of investment opportunities by 2030 while fully meeting the national climate targets it has set under the Paris Agreement, according to a report by International Finance Corporation (IFC).
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The government has released a total of Rs 19 billion in expenditures to the Election Commission (EC) as well as various security agencies for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls. According to the Ministry of Finance, the EC has already received Rs 10 billion for meeting election-related expenses.
Tao Zhang, deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is visiting Nepal this week on the invitation of Nepali authorities. The visit of the senior IMF official comes in the wake of a forecast that Nepal's economy will grow at a moderate pace after achieving 7.5 percent of real GDP growth rate in the last fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police is likely to take over the investigation into the recent cyber attack against NIC Asia Bank Ltd through the bank's SWIFT system after the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) concluded that there was a criminal motive behind the case.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have stepped up efforts to prevent possible losses from a recent cyberattack against NIC Asia using the SWIFT electronic money transfer system.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have stepped up efforts to prevent possible losses from a recent cyber attack against NIC Asia using the SWIFT electronic money transfer system .