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IMF refuses debt relief for Nepal

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused debt relief for Nepal as it has not met all the criterion for the debt relief. IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice today said that Nepal will not receive debt relief from a special IMF trust

UNDP Asia-Pacific chief congratulates Nepal on holding a successful rebuilding conference

UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for the Asia-Pacific Haoliang Xu has congratulated Nepal on holding a successful conference on rebuilding Nepal in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. The rebuilding conference

Development partners pledge more than half Nepal’s need

Development partners – including both multilateral and bilateral – today pledged $4.4 billion in aid that is almost two-third the Post Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA) estimation for the reconstruction of Nepal. According to preliminary estimation of PDNA, Nepal needs Rs

Rebuilding livelihoods, Building Back Better key for Nepal: ADB vice-president

Nepal needs immediate help to rebuild livelihoods after last month’s devastating earthquake but in the longer term, the country must make sure it is more resilient to future disasters, according to Asian Development Bank (ADB) vice president for Knowledge Management

Australia pledges aid AusD6 million

Australia pledged an additional support of AusD6 million (equivalent to Rs 472.02 million) for Nepal’s reconstruction. Australian ambassador to Nepal Glenn White announced the aid at the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction (ICNR2015) here in Kathmandu today. Nepal’s development partners

ADB releases immediate assistance of $200 million

Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced an immediate assistance of $200 million for helping Nepal’s reconstruction process. It is a part of $600 million fund pledged by the development partner in the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction-2015 (ICNR 2015). “ADB’s