KATHMANDU, May 30: In the budget for fiscal year 2020/21, the government has talked much about facilitating a number of programs to generate employment opportunities via cooperatives, but it has failed to outline mechanisms to monitor the largely unregulated sector where several cooperatives have misappropriated billions of rupees of their members.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Financial and securities market experts and high-level officials from Asia Pacific region who were in Kathmandu last week have identified 10 major priorities for financial consumer protection and education.
KATHMANDU, June 17: As the government lands into controversies one after another in recent months, there are growing concerns if the KP Oli administration has been able to set its priorities right to realize its goal of “Happy Nepali and Prosperous Nepal”.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Sanima Bank Ltd, which opened its branch in a newly reconstructed community school at Melung rural municipality of Dolakha, is straying from its own corporate social responsibilities where it champions children and education.
The government’s top priority should be improving the state of Nepal’s public education system because it is deteriorating, rather than improving, every year. There is a great urgency to reform the entire system to ensure that the children who attend public schools become as competent in learning and as fit for much competitive job market.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that all the activities of his government shall be founded on the six fundamental pillars for achieving the motto of “Prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali”.
KATHMANDU, June 7: Following the swearing-in ceremony, the first cabinet meeting of newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has discussed the list of priorities of the newly formed government.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The visiting World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, Qimiao Fan, on Thursday met with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and discussed a gamut of issues related to Nepali economy including post reconstruction and structural reform of economy.
KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal’s new ambassadors to the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Austria -- as a group -- are busy these days holding discussions and interactions with industrialists and people in the private sector seeking their view on economic priorities and interests to promote the same abroad.