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Lord Mayor of London convenes investment conference

The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, will tomorrow (Wednesday) host an investment conference at The Mansion House to connect potential British investors with representatives of Nepal’s hydro power industry. Nepal is blessed with tremendous capacity for medium to large scale hydropower infrastructure and the Government of Nepal is keen to attract foreign investment and skills to meet their targets for total domestic supply as well as facilitating exports to energy-hungry India and Bangladesh. The conference will bring British investment managers, financial services and engineering companies together alongside a senior Nepalese delegation and members of the Nepalese diaspora
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Applauding Nepali hospitality Prince Harry urges people to visit Nepal

London: Prince Harry of Wales has expressed his hope that more people will visit to Nepal to experience a truly captivating country. Addressing at the Nepal Bicentennial Reception in London on Monday night (Nepali time), Prince Harry shared his experience of visiting Nepal exactly a year ago. “I experienced first-hand the true meaning of Nepal’s slogan ‘I am in Nepal Now’. The warmth of the welcome and hospitality from everyone I met, particularly from Mrs Mangali Tamang and her family, who I stayed with in Lorani, is something that I will never forget,” said Prince Harry. “I will also never
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Prince Harry’s Full Speech at the commemorations marking 200 years of UK-Nepal relations

Minister Joshi Thank you for the introduction. And thank you Ambassador Subedi for inviting me here to be with all of you today. I am delighted to join you on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, to bring to a close our year of joint celebrations, marking 200 years of friendship and cooperation between Nepal and the United Kingdom. The Queen has asked me to pass on her best wishes to you all. I had the pleasure of visiting Nepal exactly a year ago. I experienced first-hand the true meaning of Nepal’s slogan “I am in Nepal Now”. The warmth
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Online journalist Dhungana felicitated with int’l award

LONDON, Active online journalist Krishna Dhungana has been awarded with UK based-Sita Devi International Online Journalism Award. Journalist Dhungana has been awarded with cash prize US dollar 500. The Sita Devi Foundation felicitates the journalists who are active in the online media in every two years. The foundation had called for the registration of the online media journalist. The jury finalized the name of journalist Dhungana for the year 2017 among the applicants. Dhungana is one of the founder members of the first commercial online Parewa.com. He has experienced of active journalism in various national media house. Currently, Dhungana is
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Nepali Embassy organizes book exhibition in London

The Embassy of Nepal in the UK has organized a literary festival and book exhibition program on the occasion of the bicentennial diplomatic ties between Nepal and the UK. The Embassy has organized a literary festival and books exhibition published from the Sajha Publications. As high as 3000 books have been kept in the three-day-long event, it is said. Visiting the exhibition, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs as CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Narayankaji Shrestha said that such exhibitions would be instrumental to familiarize Nepal and Nepali writers’ creations. He also added that contribution of Nepalis living
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HPRR Bhandari wishes all the best to Alex

Honorary Public Relation Representative (HPRR) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) for UK, Mr Pashupati Bhandari, met Alex Conty– a London-based physiotherapist — who is leaving for Nepal on Monday to undertake 120-day long trekking along the ‘Great Himalaya Trail.’ Mr Bhandari presented Nepal and Britain badges to Alex and honoured him with a khada. He wished him a safe trek along the Nepal Himalayas and said his determination to go on such a challenging trek for a humanitarian cause was really exemplary. “Two years after the 2015 earthquake, we hope your trek will help convey the message that Nepal is
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Indo-UK Thought Leadership Award in London

London : Great Place to Study (GPTS) Research Institute, an international auditing firm commissioned by SkillTree Knowledge Consortium to certify and audit Indian colleges, together with the international business and communications consultancy Sterling Media, hosted the 3rd Indo-UK Thought Leadership awards at a glittering award ceremony at the Mayfair Hotel in London, to honour British and Indian change-makers in the field of education, business and international relations last month. The event was hosted as part of the 3rd Great Place to Study India Edition initiative, a two-day delegation of India and UK academics, educationists, public figures and business leaders convened
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NRN UK to hold interaction with leading Nepali industrialist Binod Chaudhary

London, February 12—The Non-Resident Nepali Assocition UK Chapter is organising an interaction with leading Nepali industrialist and businessman, Mr Binod Chaudhary, in London next week. A meeting of NRN office-bearers, leading businessmen, social workers and media persons at the Blue Orchid restaurant in London last week formed a committee with Mr Krishna Bhatta as its coordinator to prepare for the interaction programme with Mr Chaudhary on coming Sunday, 19th of February. Mr Chaudhary will also deliver talks at the University of Oxford and at the London office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. During the visit, Mr. Chaudhary will promote his book “Making It
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200 Years of the UK-Nepal Relations: An Account of Enduring Partnership

• AvH, FES, UGC and LS Fellow • Former Ambassador of Nepal to the USA and the UK. Organised by Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA), at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singhdarbar, Kathmandu, on 28th of December 2016 The diplomatic relationship between Nepal and Britain, which formally began following Sugauli treaty in 1816, was established due to two distinct motives: military requirements of both the countries, primarily of the latter as the treaty allowed British government to employ the Gurkhas in their military services, and also the notion of the Himalayan Frontier Policy of British-India. However, in spite of unequal and
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Europe visit of BRB and Nepalese Diaspora of Europe

Nepalese political leaders have always demonstrated their affection for visiting developed countries in the west. The major political parties have established a wider Network of their party wings in these countries, mainly for party politics. The political parties of Nepal: Nepali Congress (NC), Communist Party of Nepal (UML), Communist party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) and other parties have established their sister organizations in the Nepalese diasporic communities. However, these sister organizations have failed to provide any major policy inputs to their mother parties till date. The political wrangling among these organizations have vividly reflected the existing political grudge and rifts
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