Meet on Vision 2010

KATHMANDU: Annapurna Travel and Tours, principal agent of Western Union Money Transfer, hosted a special meeting of its co-agents in Kathmandu on Saturday. The meet ‘Vision 2010’ was attended by 407 co-agents of Annapurna Travel and Tours. Atish Krishna Shrestha, country director of Western Union for Nepal inaugurated the meet. Prahlad Neupane, manager of Annapurna Travel and Tours presented a paper. Three agents; Kabin Sales Centre, Dharan, Express Money Changer, Bouddha and Mithila Enterprises, Janakpur were also awarded on the occasion. — HNS

BAN goes to Itahari

KATHMANDU: Bank of Asia Nepal (BAN) opened its fourth branch at Itahari in Sunsari district on Monday. Trilok Chandra Agrawal, chairman of BAN inaugurated the new branch that will provide all modern banking services. “It has also introduced a new saving scheme - Sambridhi Bachat Khata,” states a press release. The customers will get six per cent interest on daily balance under the scheme. The bank plans to open its next branch in Ilam soon. — HNS

Knitting training

LALITPUR: A month long training on woollen garment knitting training began here at Handicraft Design and Development Centre, Lalitpur. Organised by the Federation of Handicrafts Associations of Nepal (FHAN) in cooperation with The Shangri-La Trade Concern, the training will run till July 13. Puskarman Shakya, president of FHAN, inaugurated the training, in which 16 participants are taking part. — HNS