March 2017

PM Dahal stresses Asia’s role in globalization

Himalayan Times, 25 March, 2017
Address the opening ceremony of Annual Boao Forum 2017 today, the PM termed globalisation as a force that had ‘brought fundamental transformations’ and ‘lifted millions out of poverty’.

UN body proposes Istanbul to Dhaka train corridor

Press Trust of India, 15 March, 2017
A UN body today proposed extension of the Istanbul-Teheran-Islamabad (ITI) train corridor to Delhi-Kolkata-Dhaka (DKD) to promote regional cooperation.

Commonwealth roundtable to kickoff ambitious ‘Agenda for Growth’

Lanka Business Online, 7 March, 2017
This week, Commonwealth Trade and Investment ministers will meet for the first time in London at Marlborough House, the Commonwealth’s headquarters. The two-day meeting, jointly organised with the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, will kick-start an ambitious ‘Agenda for Growth’ across the Commonwealth’s 52 member countries.