Foreign relations of Nepal: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India to provide grant to Nepal for construction of school buildings

India recently committed to provide a grant of Nepalese Rupees 107 million (equivalent to INR 68 million) to Nepal for the construction of three school buildings. The Embassy of India and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration of Nepal signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for the construction of two new school buildings. ..

Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave to be held in Kathmandu

The Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave will be held in Kathmandu from 15th to 16th May, 2019. The event primarily focuses on building the relations between India and Nepal through entrepreneurship development. The conclave is organised by Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI) in association with Embassy of India and Franchise ..

Festival of India started in Nepal

In Nepal, a month-long ‘Festival of India’ has started in Kathmandu to familiarize the new generation of the country about the similarities between the two countries. The festival, organised by the Indian Embassy and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, is being held in Kathmandu and other major cities of Nepal from February 19th to March 21st.

Jaya Prada appointed as goodwill ambassador for Nepal tourism

The Government of Nepal has appointed former Member of Parliament and renowned Indian actress Jaya Prada as Goodwill Ambassador for tourism and culture for four years. Tourism is one of the important sources of employment and income generation in Nepal and India is the biggest source market for Nepal. As per officials, the appointment of ..

Sri Lanka takes over chairmanship of 5th Summit of BIMSTEC

The 4th edition of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit 2018 was successfully concluded in Kathmandu, Nepal with Kathmandu declaration on August 30 to 31. From India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the summit that focused on increasing regional connectivity between the BIMSTEC nations including roads, airways and transmission ..