Nepal's government has signed an agreement with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment.
Nepal has recalled its ambassador in Qatar after she called the Gulf state an "open jail" for Nepalis who suffer labour abuses, and amid outrage about labour conditions and deaths as the emirate prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.
Turkish Airlines has added flights to Kathmandu, the capital and largest city of Nepal, as the 29th destination served in the Far East, growing the world’s largest country network for an airline to 104 countries.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase its Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from November 1.
The additional flights build on the success of
Raha Moharrak, a 25-year-old Saudi woman, has made history by becoming the youngest Arab to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain Everest.
She was part of a four-person expedition that also included the first Qatari
UAE-based OMA Emirates-Solution Gulf, a provider of technology solutions for the payment industry, recently opened a subsidiary office, OMA Nepal.
Inaugurated by the Ambassador of UAE to India and the Non Resident Ambassador of UA
A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Friday, killing 19 people, including seven British and five Chinese passengers, an airline official said.
The twin-engine propeller-driven Dornier
Kathmandu was in the final stages of deploying a diplomat to Manama and set up some permanent diplomatic representation following years of campaigning, said a spokesman of Nepali Club.
"There are over 20,000 Nepalese workers in Bahrain and
Al Ansari Exchange, a leading exchange and remittances firm, recently signed an agreement with International Money Express (IME), Nepal’s leading money transfer company, offering remittance services to Nepal.
The money transfer process wil
Nepal has agreed to appoint its first honorary consul to Bahrain in a bid to provide assistance to people in need.
It follows a request by the Nepali Club for a diplomatic representative to serve the community, which is now more than 30,00