KATHMANDU, July 3: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has warned about the growing risks posed by the new and disruptive technologies in financial sector like fintech, artificial intelligence and technology-driven financial services.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Amid widespread criticism of the government decision to hike the development fund for lawmakers, Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Thursday defended the 'distributive' budget saying that the government cannot ignore voices of elected representatives in a democratic system.
KATHMANDU, May 27: In May last year, Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada announced a flagship program named Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP), promising a minimum of 100 days of employment to jobless people.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that the current government will not have any excuse to justify its failure to meet capital expenditure target set in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said the budget has been made on the basis of the political and economic system that the country has adopted and the international relations.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Commercial banks have posted an impressive profit growth in the third quarter of the current fiscal year – FY2018/19 even when they have been grappling with shortage of lendable funds.
KATHMANDU, May 10: In today’s meeting of the National Assembly (NA) , Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada presented a proposal, seeking the discussions on the principles and priorities of the Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year 2076-77 BS (except the tax proposal).
KATHMANDU, March 6: If the proverb ‘morning shows the day’ is anything to go by, Nepal’s economic performance will remain average over next four years as there was no sign of improvement in key economic indicators over the first year of the incumbent government.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Bharat Mohan Adhikari, a four-time finance minister who first introduced the Aafno Gaun Aafai Banau program to develop villages across the country, giving them authority to select their development projects on their own, died on Saturday night. He was 82.
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Criticizing the World Bank Group's Doing Business Report 2019 that sent Nepal's performance in the global ranking five spots down, Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has vowed to make the Washington-based multilateral development bank review its ranking for the country.
Aug 27: Iran’s Parliament voted on Sunday to remove the economics and finance minister, the state news media reported, dealing another blow to President Hassan Rouhani as the country faces high unemployment and inflation, as well as a weakened currency.