KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepali Congress has appointed office bearers on Friday, 26 months after the General Convention of the party, breaching party statute rules.

CHITWAN, April 7: Nepali Congress central member Dr Ram Sharan Mahat today stressed the need for NC leaders and cadres to strengthen and expand party organisations across the country with high morale.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 4: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the country could face problem in bearing the cost of implementing federalism.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: CPN-UML’s Ishwor Pokharel secured his win at the House of Representatives from Kathmandu-5.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22:  The Special Court on Tuesday sent former chairman of the Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) Lumbadhoj Mahat and former member Umesh Dhakal to Dillibazar prison for their failure to post bail imposed by the court in relation to tax settlement cases.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The leader of Nepali Congress Ramesh Kumar Mahat has accused that the opposition party for inciting violence due to fears of defeat in upcoming House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections. He stated that continuing attacks targeting election candidates was against constitutional laws and order and created fear among voters.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former officials of the Tax Clearance Commission, Chudamani Sharma and Lumbadhoj Mahat, who have been facing corruption allegation at the Special Court, have received the court summons after repeated attempts to face the charges.

BHAKTAPUR, September 9: Nepali Congress leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that position of the Nepali Congress (NC) remains poor for giving more attention to money, post, prestige and power instead of embracing the ideals of BP Koirala.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Former Foreign Minister and Nepali Congress leader Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat on Saturday stressed on the need for support from the Indian side for foreign access and international market to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the cabinet would be expanded soon after the conclusion of ongoing central committee meeting of the party.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said Nepal has proposed with China to open two all-weather customs points for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said Nepal has proposed with China to open two all-weather customs points for Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepali Congress leader and former Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the government could not make public its new policy and program before the second-phase local level election slated for June 14.

Kathmandu, May 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, said that special security would be provided to foreign investment in Nepal.

CHITWAN, April 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, today expressed his belief that the Madhes –centric parties will also participate in the local level elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has termed the visit of President Bidya Bhandari 'important' and 'fruitful'.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is accompanied with President Bidhya Devi Bhandari for her five-day state visit to India, has shortened his visit and is scheduled to return on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Minister for Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said that if the charges leveled against him by the International Relations and Labor Committee of the Legislature-Parliament is proved, he will step down from his post.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, who accompanies Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on his official visit to China, has viewed that Nepal wants to get as much as benefits from the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative proposed by China.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Wednesday that Nepal has almost completed all the preparatory works to sign major agreements with China including One Belt One Road (OBOR), energy cooperation, cross-border economic zone, transit protocol and upgrading roads connecting Kodari and Rasuwagadhi border points.

KATHMANDU, March, 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that no agreements would be made during the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to China.

DHULIKHEL, March 18: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the local level elections would be successful only when the Madhesi Front also moved together with their demands addressed.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, has addressed the High-level Segment of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is leaving for Geneva Saturday to participate in the High Level Segment of the thirty-fourth session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to be held from 27 February to 3 March, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat requested the European Union to lift the ban imposed by the EU on Nepali airlines.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday claimed that the Nepal's peace process that began in November 2005 with the signing of 12-point agreement in Delhi has concluded and acknowledged India in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Brushing aside claims from various quarters that Nepal's constitution is not inclusive, Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Nepal's constitution is the most inclusive as it encompasses the main features of a democratic and inclusive polity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Brushing aside claims from various quarters that Nepal's constitution is not inclusive, Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Nepal's constitution is the most inclusive as it encompasses the main features of a democratic and inclusive polity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that making democratic practices more inclusive and accommodative is an important yet difficult challenge to contemporary democracy and is even more challenging to a country like Nepal with huge diversity in ideas, religion, culture, language and ethnicity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Stating that relations with both India and China are improving, Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to visit Nepal in the near future.

TULSIPUR (Dang), Jan 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that relations with the neighboring countries have improved.

NEW YORK, Jan 15: Foreign Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the government is committed to providing the Non-Resident Nepalis (NRNs) the right to vote in elections in Nepal.

WASHINGTON DC, Jan 15: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, has urged the Nepali diaspora in the United States to invest in Nepal and seriously contemplate on how the knowledge and skills they have gained could be used for Nepal's development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is leaving for Qatar on Tuesday for a three-day official visit.

CHITWAN, Dec 31: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, has said that BP Koirala's Reconciliation Theory is very significant in the present context to make the nationality stronger.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat on Wednesday said that there are no plans of deploying Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers in UN peacekeeping missions under Indian Army.

MALEKHU, Dec 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has asserted that the obstruction of the parliamentary proceedings would only profit autocracy and extremism in the country.

Put off amendment to hold polls: Mahat

December 16, 2016 23:30 pm

KATHMADNU, Dec 16: Ruling Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the local level elections should be held by putting off the constitution amendment proposal for the time being.

PARSA, Dec 16: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said the country should not be taken a hostage of indecisions by continuing obstruction in the House.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said the world can learn from the success of Nepal's peace process as the conflict was resolved through talks.

CANBERRA, Nov 24: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has requested Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to establish an Australian visa center in Kathmandu.

FM Mahat off to Australia

November 23, 2016 08:20 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat on Tuesday left for Australia on a five-day visit.

Foreign Minister Mahat visiting Australia

November 22, 2016 19:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is visiting Australia from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Ambassador of China to Nepal, Yu Hong met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat at the latter's office in Singha Durbar today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Even as former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his aides have continued to dismiss media reports that he met head of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay at a conference in Goa, India, many photos that came out in public on Thursday show him sitting next to Sangay.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Nepal is committed to its long-held 'One-China' policy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that Nepal is committed to its long-held 'One-China' policy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries should conclude SAARC Agreement on Promotion and Protection of Investment (SAPPI) at earliest for deeper economic integration, Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat said on Monday.

NUWAKOT, Nov 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat on Saturday said the Nepali Congress (NC) had taken a leading role in implementing the constitution as 'it had tirelessly fought to promulgate the constitutional document'.

CHITWAN, Oct 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, said Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party will take the decision on the issue of impeachment motion against the Chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).