Nepal has long been recognized as a tourist haven, boasting a rich tapestry of cultural heritage, natural beauty, and spiritual experiences. In a promising turn of events, Nepal is now poised to harness the potential of tourism from its close neighbor, Bangladesh. The recent arrival of a delegation of 700 employees from a prominent Bangladeshi company marks a significant step forward in this endeavor, with the promise of not only boosting Nepal's tourism sector but also strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A multi-party agreement to facilitate the supply of electricity from Nepal to Bangladesh has been reached. According to government officials, Nepal has defined the deal as 'a preliminary agreement' with Nepal, India and Bangladesh parties to it.
Bangladesh is scheduled to hold the general elections by January 2024.The Awami League (AL) won the 2018 general elections and formed the government. The question has been raised again about the fairness of the upcoming general elections as a result of high controversies in previous elections.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The Nepali National Women's Football Team left for Bangladesh today for two friendly matches. The 31-member Nepali team left for Bangladesh today for two friendly matches to be played on July 13 and July 16. Nepal has taken these friendly matches as a preparation for the Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China.
DHAKA, June 8: Bangladesh has shut thousands of schools as it struggles through its lengthiest heatwave in half a century, with widespread power cuts only compounding locals' misery. Temperatures in the South Asian nation's capital of Dhaka have surged to around 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), with the poor bearing the brunt of the blazing sun.
DHAKA, May 23: The Bangladeshi government has announced the discovery of a new gas field in the southern district of Bhola. Bangladeshi State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday formally announced Bhola's Ilisha-1 as the country's 29th gas field.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Bangladesh has agreed to purchase 40 MW of electricity from Nepal. Bangladesh agreed to purchase 40 megawatts of electricity at the secretary-level 'Joint Steering Committee (JSC)' meeting between the two countries held in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 12: Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prakash Saud is leaving for Bangladesh today to participate in the 6th Indian Ocean Conference being held under the theme of ‘Peace, Prosperity and Partnership for a Resilient Future’.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 9: Bangladesh's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the current fiscal year will overtake China, the International Monetary Fund's latest report on the Asia-Pacific region forecast, according to Daily Sun citing United News of Bangladesh. According to the latest report from the IMF, Bangladesh will be in the second position, after Vietnam, in terms of GDP growth rate in the current fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: In the meeting of the Nepal-India Energy Secretary-level joint steering committee, India has agreed to submit a proposal for exporting 50 megawatts of electricity generated from Nepal's hydropower projects to Bangladesh with certain conditions.
Bangladesh needs to transition from conventional energy sources to ensure its energy security and long-term sustainability in the near future. Given the supply chain disruption followed by the Ukraine crisis, energy security has become a major concern for developing and least-developed countries. As the sources are becoming scarce and prices are becoming volatile, these countries are finding it difficult to navigate without cooperation. In this context, cross-border energy cooperation and revitalizing the idea of the power corridor can help Bangladesh to mitigate energy shortage.
If Bangladesh and Myanmar improve their relations with each other, their dependence on China and India could be reduced and they could increase trade with other countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Nepal can now enjoy easy access to a dry port in Bangladesh to export its yarn to third countries. Neighbouring Bangladesh has agreed to allow Nepal, a landlocked Himalayan country, to use its nearest dry port for the exports.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Bangladesh is going to purchase 50 MW of electricity from Nepal. Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina informed about the matter during a courtesy meeting with the Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh, Ghanshyam Bhandari, on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal will play against Bangladesh in the final of Women's SAFF Championship to be held at Dashrath Stadium in Tripureshwor at 5PM today. Before the final match, Balendra Shah, the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), congratulated the Nepali team.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal has been defeated by Bangladesh in the AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifier underway in Bahrain. Nepal faced a 0-3 drubbing at the hands of Bangladesh in the final match of the league series played last night at the Sheikh Ali bin Mohammad Al Khalifa Stadium in Bahrain.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal is facing Bangladesh today in a match under the AFC U20 Asian Cup qualifier. The fourth match in the group phase will take place at 8:45 PM at the Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal said that the government is currently working to export electricity to Bangladesh, targeting power export within this year.
KATHMANDU, August 23: Nepal and Bangladesh are holding energy secretary-level talks in Kathmandu on Thursday, which will be expediting the bilateral works on the promotion of hydropower related issues including joint investment, cooperation and energy trade.
KATHMANDU, August 22: Government officials and representatives from private sector, academia, research institute and civil society from Nepal, Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Bangladesh, and the UN development system, are gathering in Bangkok, Thailand to attend a South-South Exchange on Preparing Smooth Transition Strategies: The Graduating Cohort of 2021.
KATHMANDU, July 29: After a decade and a half, Nepal and Bangladesh have expressed their commitment to cooperate on the issues of water resources in a secretary-level joint meeting of the countries’ water resources committees.
DHAKA, June 11: Thousands of people marched in Bangladesh’s capital and in parts of India on Friday to urge Muslim-majority nations to cut ties with India and boycott its products unless it punishes two governing party officials for comments deemed derogatory to Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
DHAKA, June 5: A massive fire at a container depot near a port city in southeastern Bangladesh killed at least 28 people and injured more than 100 others, officials and local media said Sunday, as firefighters struggled to get the blaze under control.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal is playing against Bhutan in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-19 Women Football Championship today. The match is taking place at 6.45 PM (Nepal time) at the Bir Shrestha Shahid Sipahi Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police arrested five Bangladeshi nationals from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, on Tuesday in possession of 1.311 kilograms of a yellow metal ‘that looks like gold’.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka, who is in New York to attend the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations, held a meeting with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A meeting of the energy secretary-level Joint Steering Committee of Nepal and Bangladesh has agreed upon carrying out cross-border electricity trade using Indian transmission lines.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The national women's teams of Nepal and Bangladesh are playing a friendly football match this afternoon. The match is scheduled to begin at 5PM at Dashrath Stadium, Tripureshwar, Kathmandu.