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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; 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

Interaction Program on Anti Money Laundering


Office of the Prime Minister and the Council Ministers (OPMCM) organized a program on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Mutual Evaluation and Effectiveness Response Report. Dr. Hari Nepal, Deputy Director of NRB highlighted the progress made on AML/CFT Effectiveness so far. The program was divided into two sessions:  during the

Meeting to Discuss on NFRS 3 and NFRS 9 Implementation


Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) organized a meeting to discuss on implementation of NFRS 3 and NFRS 9. The meeting was hosted to gain better insight into the implementation and understand the current position of banks with regards to NFRS 9, and the easing out the bargain purchase gain matter related to NFRS 3. Officials from

Interaction and Networking Evening with NBI


National Banking Institute (NBI) and Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) collaborated to host an interaction session inviting the CEOs of all member banks. Mr. Kumar Lamsal, Chief Executive Officer, NBI delivered a presentation highlighting the objectives, goals and future plans of NBI. He also talked about the range of activities conducted by NBI including their vision

Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Nepal Banker’s Association (NBA) presented a paper on “Preparedness and Response Plan of the Commercial Banks on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management” at the Disaster Study Risk Reduction and Compensation Division, Ministry of Home Affairs. The objective of the program was to learn the practices of essential service providers on preparedness and responses to disasters

Interaction on CBDC and Upcoming Monetary Policy


Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) in coordination with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) organised an interaction program on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and Upcoming Monetary Policy at Pokhara on 1st July 2022. The objective of the program was to get input and suggestions from the CEOs of commercial banks by having a discussion on CBDC and