BIZ BRIEFS

CP is Consul General

KATHMANDU: Chandra Prakash (CP) Khetan — director of Laxmi Bank Ltd — has been appointed Honorary Consul General of Turkey. “He has been appointed Honorary Consul General of Turkey after his father Mohan Gopal Khetan’s demise almost ten months ago,” states a press release. He is also managing director of Gorkha Brewery Ltd. — HNS

Hyatt gets recognition

KATHMANDU: Budget Travel magazine has chosen Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu as a best value, in its first-ever Best values list, powered by TripAdvisor. Featured on the cover of the magazine’s February issue, the list showcases the top hotels around the world with the best value, earning their distinction, states a press release. — HNS

Fake notes seized

DHANDING: Sixteen fake notes have been found in Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB), Besi branch of Dhading district. The bank said a dozen notes of Rs 1,000 denomination, three notes of Rs 500 denomination and remaining one note of Rs 100 denomination were were fake. The notes were brought by various organisations to deposit in the bank. — RSS

RBB sets up CSR fund

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) has established a Rs 5,00,000 fund for the treatment of diarrhea in remote rural areas of Far-West. RBB, a fully government-owned commercial bank, has been posting a good profit lately. “As its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the bank will provide more funds from the profit each year,” states the bank, that has been providing scholarships, holding national level sports events and assisting sportsmen as well. — RSS