13 March, Kathmandu-The Executive Director of the World Bank Dr Andin Hadiyanto today has paid a courtesy call on National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice-chairman Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha at the NPC office Singh Durbar today.
According to NPC office sources, issues related to economic condition, future scenario and WB’s support among others were discussed in the meeting.
NPC vice chair Shrestha said that the economic condition of the nation was improving and the economic development would pick up once the political climate in the country improves after local poll. He further shared that the 14th plan was in the phase of implementation and long term projects were prepared until 2030.
Dr Shrestha asked for the WB’s support to invite foreign investment needed for large scale infrastructure development.
In response to Shrestha’s request, Dr Hadiyanto had expressed his concern on Nepal’s current economic status, role of NPC and security of private sectors’ investment to invite foreign investment in the country.