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

CEOs Meeting with Mayor of Pokhara


In the initiative of Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA), the Mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City, Mr. Dhan Raj Acharya and all the CEOs of commercial banks met in Pokhara. The President of NBA Mr. Anil Kumar Upadhyay welcomed everyone to the session and admired the Mayor for attending the meeting despite the busy schedule. The Mayor

Meeting with Proparco


A meeting between officials of Proparco and NBA. ON behalf of Proparco Ms. Diane Jegam, Regional Director South Asia and Mr. Lucas Pizzini, Investment Officer In-charge of Nepal, and on behalf of NBA Mr. Anil Kumar Upadhaya, President and Mr. Anil Sharma, Executive Director attended the meeting. The meeting focused on the issues of inclusive,

APRACA Membership


The Executive Committee Meeting # 486 approved the proposal of Nepal Bankers’ Association to become a member of Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA). APRACA is a Regional Association that promotes cooperation and facilitates mutual exchange of information and expertise in the field of rural finance. A total of 87 institutions from 24 countries

ABA Membership


The Executive Committee Meeting # 486 approved the proposal for Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) to become a member of Asian Bankers Association (ABA) as it would be of great value addition to the industry. ABA is common forum for bank associations, banks and relevant stakeholders in the region. It aims to provide a forum for

MOU Signed with Fintelekt Advisory Services


Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fintelekt Advisory Services, a global specialist in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Financial Crime Compliance (FCC). The MOU signing took place on May 25th at NBA’s office in Kathmandu between Mr. Anil Kumar Upadhyay, President, Nepal Bankers’ Association and

Meeting with IMF Mission


The newly appointed International Monetary Fund’s Resident Representative to Nepal Ms. Teresa Daban Sanchez met with NBA office bearers. The introductory meeting focused on IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) First Review Mission to Nepal.  During the meeting the current challenges and opportunities in the banking sector was also discussed.

Meeting with Asian Development Bank


The newly appointed Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President (Operations 1) Mr. Shixin Chen arranged a high-level interaction with banking and business community where NBA President Mr. Anil Kumar Upadhyay attended. Mr. Upadhyay shared his views on Nepal’s economy, its current state, near- and medium-term priorities. In addition, he offered suggestions to attract foreign investments.

Meeting with French Regional Economic Service


Mr. David Karmouni, Deputy Head of the Regional Economic Service stationed in the French Embassy in Delhi, met the NBA office bearers led by Mr. Sunil KC, Vice-President, NBA. The meeting was mainly focused on learning about the economic situation and outlook for the year to come; Nepalese banking industries’ main engine of growth, credit

MOU Signed between NBA and AMN


Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) and Annapurna Media Network (AMN) with the common goal of “Unity for Sustainability”. Mr. Anil K. Upadhyay, President, NBA and Mr. Sanat Neupane, CEO, AMN signed the MOU at NBA office, Thapathali. The main objective of the collaboration was to work together to minimize