The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has set the target of approving investments worth $10 billion over the next five years. It has also set the goal of managing private-public partnership projects worth $6 billion in the same period.

The board made public its strategic plan including these goals on the occasion of its 10th anniversary on Wednesday. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is also the chairperson of IBN, released the strategic plan. The strategic plan aims to help create at least 100,000 jobs and contribute towards creating environment for the promotion of impactful investment. It has also spelled out five important main goals for developing IBN into a centre of excellence for privatepublic partnership.

A version of this article appears in the print on September 9 2021, of The Himalayan Times.