KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepal has urged the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to be more flexible on concessional finance to low income countries like Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 4: At a time when the fate of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is hanging in balance, Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Saturday said that the government has received positive response from the MCC headquarters in terms of extending the deadline for MCC ratification.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government on Thursday presented an annual budget of Rs 1,474 billion for fiscal year 2020/2021.

Second chance

March 5, 2020 08:57 am

In two years since he assumed office, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has maintained a mixed legacy. He was instrumental in making the Investment Summit 2019 successful.  The Summit, which was held in Kathmandu in March, 2019 had ended with signing of 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with various investors, in addition to investment commitments to 17 various projects. Khatiwada, when he was the governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, was known for maintaining financial discipline.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada, who has also been entrusted with the Communications and Information Technology portfolio, has tendered his resignation as his two-year term as a member of the National Assembly expired on Wednesday.

Finance Minister Khatiwada resigns

March 3, 2020 16:58 pm

KATHMANDU, March 3: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has stepped down from the post on Tuesday.