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Maha Prasad Adhikari: This is the man who will sign Nepal’s banknotes next

Maha Prasad Adhikari: This is the man who will sign Nepal’s banknotes next


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Kathmandu, April 6

Maha Prasad Adhikari has been appointed the governor of Nepal Rastra Bank. He will lead the nation’s central financial institution for the subsequent 5 years.

Taking over the NRB management will likely be like a homecoming for Adhikari as he spent over 20 years of his profession there. He had retired because the deputy governor in December 2015. As the deputy governor, he labored in shut contacts with present Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada who was the NRB governor from 2010 to 2015.

When Chiranjibi Nepal was appointed the NRB governor as Khatiwada’s successor, Adhikari was additionally thought-about a robust candidate for the place. He had even made it to the highest three finalists. But the Sushil Koirala-led authorities had picked Koirala’s monetary advisor Nepal for the place.

Six months after his retirement, the federal government picked Adhikari for the chief government officer of Investment Board Nepal. He is main the board authorised to handle huge improvement tasks with overseas investments till as we speak. His time period within the IBN was because of expire this June.

Adhikari is a chartered accountant by coaching, however he enriched his information and proved himself to be an skilled in financial economics, worldwide finance and banking laws throughout his profession within the central financial institution. He is taken into account a pacesetter within the area of banking laws.


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