MBL has 13 ATMs

KATHMANDU: Machhapuchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has installed a new automated teller machine (ATM) at the Adarshanagar-based Nina Commercial Complex in Birgunj of Morang district. Ramesh Pokharel, chief manager of Nepal Rastra Bank, Birgunj, inaugurated the ATM on Wednesday. With the installation of the new ATM, the number of ATMs of the bank in the country has reached 13. The bank plans to instal more than 10 ATMs in other parts of the country. According to MBL, SCT Card, Visa Card, Visa Electron, Visa Electron Plus, Master Card, Master Card Maestro and Cirrus Card can be used in the new ATM. — HNS

APJF body formed

KATHMANDU: Agents accredited with International Air Travel Association (IATA) and Board of Airlines’ Representatives in Nepal (BARN) formed an Agency Programme Joint Council (APJC) on Sunday. The APJC has commercial director of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) as chairman and representatives of Gulf Air, Etihad Airways, Pakistan International Airlines, Thai Airways, Qatar Airways and Air India as members from BARN side and Ram Kaji Koney, DB Limbu, Arjun Ghimire, Ashok Pokharel, Madhu Acharya, Bibek Basnet and Shyam Thapaliya from IATA’s accredited agents. “APJC will form rules for the implementation of IATA provisions in Nepal,” Koney said. — HNS