KATHMANDU, May 24: The government aims to achieve economic growth and stability through a combination of fiscal and monetary policies.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The government has decided not to allocate budgets for projects that are not prepared and have not been recommended by the National Planning Commission.

KATHMANDU, May 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her best wishes for happiness, peace and prosperity to all Nepali brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the 2566th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, the propounder of Buddhist philosophy and the pioneer of the world peace.

KATHMANDU, May 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all Nepalis living at home and abroad on the occasion of Sita Jayanti.

KATHMANDU, May 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari issued two ordinances on Sunday on the recommendations of the Council of Ministers.

KATHMANDU, May 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has underscored the need for a culture to respect labor by highlighting the importance of labor and skills in the country's economic development process.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari this morning.

Prez Bhandari visiting Chitwan today

April 22, 2022 12:15 pm

CHITWAN, April 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is arriving in Chitwan today to inaugurate the Nepal Pharma Expo, 2022.

KATHMANDU, April 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes to all Nepalis at home and abroad on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2079 BS.

KATHMANDU, April 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has granted approval to mobilize the Nepali Army in the May 13 local election.

KATHMANDU, April 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need to fulfill the national resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali' by prioritizing and increasing the contribution of the energy sector to the economy by making power generation, consumption and export management effective.

KATHMANDU, March 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has issued the Railway Ordinance-2078 BS on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Fahran Al Saud has paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Professor Shridhar Khatri, who was appointed as Nepal's ambassador to the United States, took the oath of office and secrecy in the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed on the need for all to mae a resolve to build a civilized society by eradicating all forms of discrimination against women.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said it is time for all to commit to finding a new way for sustainable socio-economic development of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: KATHMANDU, Feb 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar has extended her best wishes for happiness, peace and prosperity to all living at home and abroad.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Election Commission (EC) has submitted its annual report for the fiscal year 2077-78 BS (2020-21) to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to hold local elections as per the provisions of the constitution and relevant laws.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari laid a wreath at the statue of nation-builder Prithvi Narayan Shah located at the western main gate of Singha Durbar on Tuesday.

President Bhandari arrives in Jumla

December 12, 2021 14:00 pm

KARNALI, Dec 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Jumla in connection with inaugurating various medical programs, including MBBS, at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) today. She arrived in Jumla at 11.20 AM by helicopter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed on the need to establish the feeling that ‘the country should be developed by preserving nature, not by destroying it’ in all local levels of the country.

President issues six ordinances

December 2, 2021 10:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari issued six different ordinances on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The newly-appointed ambassadors of five different countries to Nepal presented their Letters of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has presented its annual report for the fiscal year 2077-78 BS (2020-21) before President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has removed the governors of Province 1, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces under the recommendation of the government as per Article 165 (b) of the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed the confidence that the Nepal Sambat 1142 would help support further strengthen national unity by promoting mutual goodwill, tolerance, and brotherhood. In a message today on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat 1142, the President has wished for happiness, peace, and prosperity to all Nepalis at home and abroad.

BAGLUNG, Oct 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said Lumbini is the site of global attraction and its development should be the priority of the Nepal Government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered prayers at the Muktinath Temple this morning. On the occasion, the President received tika from Krishna Prasad Subedi and Anni Carpo, priests of the temple.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The government has decided to prorogue the ongoing House session from midnight today.

President Bhandari to visit Dhorpatan

October 29, 2021 11:40 am

BAGLUNG, Oct 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is visiting Dhorpatan of Baglung district on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and property in floods, landslides, and inundation caused by the recent rains at different parts of the country. The head-of-the-state has also extended condolences to the bereaved families.

President and PM Deuba meet

October 8, 2021 13:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba met with President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Prime Minister Deuba, who is preparing to expand the Cabinet, met the president on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has suggested the people's representatives' organizations to forward the plan of public welfare by identifying the available means and resources and evaluating the capacity of its mobilization as per people's interest.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27:  The government has scrapped the ordinance it introduced earlier to make it easier to split political party.

Constitution Day being celebrated today

September 19, 2021 10:26 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The 7th Constitution Day is being celebrated today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: On the occasion of the Constitution Day, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has presented various decorations, awards and medals to 903 individuals. President Bhandari has provided the decorations on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on September 14 in accordance with Article 277 (1) of the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the meetings of the House of Representatives on September 8.

KATHMANDU, September 3: A Cabinet meeting held on Saturday has requested President Bidya Devi Bhandari to call the next session of the House of Representatives (HoR) at 4PM on September 8.

KATHMANDU, August 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended a message of best wishes on the occasion of Shree Krishna Janmastami today. Issuing a best wishes message today, the Head of the State has wished for peace, happiness, prosperity and good health to all Nepalis living  both at home and abroad.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Chairman of the proposed CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has held a meeting with President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, July 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has annulled an ordinance which was issued to amend the provisions of the Constitutional Council.

Parliament session on Sunday

July 15, 2021 20:35 pm

KATHMANDU, July 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has, on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, summoned a joint session of both the houses of the Federal Parliament for July 18.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The newly-appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken oath of office and secrecy amidst a special function held at the Office of President on Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has alleged that President Bidya Devi Bhandari is acting like a cadre of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, June 24:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called the summer session of the Upper House from July 1.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Arguing that the parliament was dissolved as per the constitutional provisions upon receiving recommendation from the prime minister, the Office of President has argued that the Supreme Court cannot overturn any decision taken by the president within the bounds of the existing constitutional provisions.

Opposition party leaders cry foul over the move of PM Oli and President Bhandari

KATHMANDU, May 13: The Office of President has said that no two parties or more than two parties came to lay claim to forming coalition government by the given deadline.

KATHMANDU, April 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday formally inaugurated the distribution of the much-anticipated drinking water supplied by the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu Valley.