Debate on poverty

KATHMANDU: A national debate on ‘Poverty, Youth and Unemployment’ was organised on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty by Pragya Foundation and UNDP recently. Three students from school and nine from college were selected for the final round of the debate from a total of 57 students from various schools and colleges. — HNS

Training concludes

KATHMANDU: Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal, along with Construction Business Promotion and Management Implementation Committee under Ministry of Physical Planning and Construction and Centre for Construction Industry organised a two-day long training on ‘Online Tender Process’ that concluded here on Sunday. According to a press release, a total of 27 representatives from different construction companies participated in the training programme. — HNS

Nepal festival soon

KATHMANDU: Ad and Event Management Nepal Pvt Ltd, along with Nepal Public Relation Committee America, is going to organise Nepal Festival USA -2008 from December 20-23 in New York for the promotion of foreign investment in Nepali tourism and handicraft sector.

According to a press release, the festival will have more than 100 business stalls. — HNS