Japan Extends Grant Aid for implementation of School Sector Development Program in Nepal

KATHMANDU, August 16 (Nepal Foreign Affairs)–Japan has extended grant assistance of up to three hundred million Japanese Yen (¥300,000,000), equivalent to two hundred eighty million Nepalese Rupees (NRs280,000,000) to Nepal for the School Sector Development Program (SSDP). Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi…
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‘India did not welcome the new constitution of Nepal, but it must now stand on the side of local elections’

Nepal will be holding local body elections under its new constitution later this month. Kanak Mani Dixit, Kathmandu-based writer, publisher and civil rights activist, spoke to Nalin Mehta on the importance of Nepal’s local elections, the challenges in the Nepal-India relationship and the China factor in…
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Editorial: Resolving Doklam standoff through dialogue

KATHMANDU, July 25 (Nepal Foreign Affairs)–Ongoing border standoff between China and India over Doklam or Donglang has been a major concern in Nepal too. China claims this territory which is located near Chumbi valley, a strategically important tri-junction point between India, Bhutan…
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