January 31, 2023 – Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) held a virtual meeting with the officials from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Development Fund (SDF). The main objective of the meeting was to get to know each other, identify the areas of possible collaboration and to strengthen the regional network.
In the meeting, Mr. Anil Sharma, NBA Executive Director highlighted the areas that NBA has been working upon. In the same line, SDF team member also emphasized their primary priority areas. The SDF’s team showed their interest to invest on the infrastructure development of Nepal and expressed their eagerness to explore further opportunities in this field. Team members also proposed conducting additional research and feasible study on potential investment projects.
The meeting also sought collaboration opportunities in between NBA and SDF on capacity building, technological transfer, knowledge sharing and awareness program. Both agreed that the meeting was an important step towards achieving the common goals and the collaboration can make a positive impact on the Nepalese economy and the communities. Both organizations looked forward for further conversation and discussions to work together in identified areas in near future.