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NBA’s 36th AGM and Annual Function

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) successfully completed its 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the AGM, three Members in the Executive Committee were elected unopposed. Among three elected Members, Mr. Dipak Kumar De, Chief Executive Officer, Nepal SBI Bank Limited and Mr. Santosh Koirala, Chief Executive Officer, Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited were re-elected, while Mr. Sudesh Khaling,

Meeting with GVE Ltd

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) held a meeting with representatives from GVE Ltd. The meeting mainly discussed about digital payment system in Nepalese banking industry andvarious mechanisms used by banks for promoting digital payment system. Similarly, the status oftechnology used in Nepal’s payment system and telecommunication infrastructure was alsodiscussed in the meeting. Representatives from GVE Ltd.

Meeting with SOMTU and BSM

Nepal Bankers’ Association held a meeting with representatives from School of Management Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) and Barcelona School of Management – Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF-BSM). The meeting mainly discussed on the relevancy of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in Nepalese banking and financial sector; policy perspective on ESG and Sustainability issues in the financial sector;

MEETING with Milliman Team

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) held a meeting with representatives from Milliman and Actuarial Society of Nepal to discuss on the current actuarial landscape in Nepal and identify how the banking sector can make use of the expertise of the actuaries to meet market needs. The meeting also discussed about the gaps within the working environment,

MEETING with IMF- FSSR

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) held a meeting with International Monetary Fund, Financial Sector Stability Review (FSSR) mission to Nepal. The meeting mainly discussed on the regulatory and supervisory practices in the Nepalese banking system and the current financial situation. The discussion also covered the main challenges that the banking industry is now dealing with and

Discussion on Nepal Financial Reporting Standard (NFRS)

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) organized an interactive discussion program on NFRS 9. The program objective was to enhance the level of understanding on the subject matter, as well as raise the preparedness level at the banks.As a resource person, Mr. Jagadish Kumar, Deputy Director of Nepal Rastra Bank, delivered a presentation on NFRS 9 and

Workshop on Fintech Development in Nepal

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) in collaboration with International FinanceCorporation (IFC), organized workshop on “Fintech Development in Nepal”. The program objective wasto discuss the challenges, opportunities and the status of current Digital Financial Service (DFS) marketin Nepal and in glob.In the program, Ms. Nilima Chhabilal Ramteke – Global Payment Systems Development Specialist fromThe World Bank delivered

Interaction Program on The Governance of ESG

Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) in collaboration with FMO, DutchEntrepreneurial Development Bank, organized an interaction program on “The Governance of ESG”. Theprogram objective was to discuss on how corporate governance could be a useful tool to implementsustainability policies, E&S regulations and guidelines.In the program, Gustavo Rojas-Bermudez, Senior Corporate Governance Officer, FMO delivered apresentation covering the areas

NBA Participation in Visa Leadership Conclave

Visa organized “Visa Leadership Conclave – Payment Innovation for Digital Nepal”where Mr. Anil Sharma, Executive Director – Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) participated as Guest ofHonor. During the speech, he shared about Nepal’s accomplishments in digital banking as well as itschallenges and future prospects; improving knowledge on payment systems; rising cyber securityconcerns; as well as highlighted

OECD/INFE Membership

Nepal Bankers’ Association became Affiliate Member of Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development/International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE). OECD, whose headquarter is based in France, promotes and facilitates international co-operation between policy makers and other stakeholders on financial education issues worldwide. It is believed that the new association would help NBA to promote financial education