Elected officials at local level demand 2,000 vehicles; govt says ‘no budget’

Kathmandu, January 3 Officials elected at various local governments from last year’s local level elections have demanded that the federal government provide them as many as 2,000 vehicles. The government, however, says it does not have sufficient budget to afford the demand. An official at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development says people’s […]

Nepal’s civil aviation authority to split into two autonomous bodies

Kathmandu, January 2 The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the civil aviation regulatory body of the country, is being divided into two separate autonomous entities. Preparations are afoot to make the existing CAAN into two bodies–a regulatory body and the body responsible for developing the civil aviation infrastructure. Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, […]