KATHMANDU, May 28: Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has said that it will be difficult to achieve the economic growth target determined for the current fiscal year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

RUPANDEHI, March 4: Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel has said that the incumbent government has the support of a majority of parliamentarians in the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel, a key leader of the Oli-led faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), said that the party has not split and it won’t split.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Minister for Finance, Bishnu Poudel has said that the party led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will emerge as the largest party in the elections announced for April 30 and May 10.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Minister for Finance Bishnu Poudel has said that the government would help the tourism sector, the worst hit by the COVID-19 outbreak.

BUTWAL, Dec 23: General Secretary of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Bishnu Prasad Poudel has claimed that the House of Representatives (HoR) would not be reinstated.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel has said the government's efforts were underway to bring the vaccine against COVID-19 as soon as possible.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has directed the employees of the ministry and its subordinate bodies to work hard to meet the revenue collection target mentioned in the budget.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Bishnu Poudel, the general secretary of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has urged the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw his political document and present a joint document prepared by both Oli and Dahal at the party's next Secretariat meeting which has been scheduled for November 28.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nagarik Daily reports today that NCP’s senior leader Bishnu Poudel is likely to be the next finance minister.

“During this difficult time Poudel talked to both Oli and Dahal’s top aides to find a middle path,” said a National Assembly member close to Poudel. “He was on high alert even before Oli and Dahal’s disagreement became public. He was talking to everyone,” added the National Assembly member.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday said NCP General Secretary Bishnu Poudel had no role in registering public land as private property. Oli, who also heads the ruling party, said attempts to drag Poudel into controversy were nothing but a ploy to tarnish the party's image.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Minister for Land Reform and Management Padma Aryal said that the government will not seize the land purchased by ruling Nepal Communist Party General Secretary Bishnu Paudel at Lalita Niwas arguing that the land was transferred in the name of Poudel’s son Nabin from the land owner legally.

KATHMANDU, April 13: General Secretary of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Bishnu Poudel has left for China on Saturday.