Foreign relations of Nepal: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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 ..

Kathmandu venue of 4th summit of Heads of State/Government of BIMSTEC 2018

The 4th summit of Heads of State/Government of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) will be held at Kathmandu in Nepal on August 30 and 31. All member states of BIMSTEC will participate in the Summit. During the two-day Summit, leaders of member states will review progressachieved so far in ..

Government of India grants 470 million Nepali rupees grant for Terai roads project in Nepal

The Government of India (GoI) has released 470 million Nepali rupees grant for Terai roads project in Nepal. The amount has been released to maintain fund liquidity for the ongoing construction of 14 road packages under Postal Highway Project. With this payment, 2.35 billion Nepali rupees have been released so far out of total grant ..

Birgunj hosts Nepal-India Literature Festival 2018

The Nepal-India Literature Festival 2018 was held in Birgunj, Nepal on August 12 to strengthen Indo-Nepal ties. On this occasion, the renowned writers from both the countries were also felicitated. Approx 250 participants from India and Nepal attended the two day festival. The event was organized by Nepal India Co-operation Forum.