PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal with AIIB President Jin Liqun at Nepal Investment Summit 2017

Prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (left) talks with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun, during Nepal Investment Summit 2017 in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Photo: AP
KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Thursday asked the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun to extend investment to various large-scale development projects in Nepal. While Jin paid a courtesy call on him on the sidelines of the Nepal Investment Summit being held in the Capital, Mahara said he was coordinating with line ministers to ensure smooth operation of the projects.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara poses for a photograph as he receives Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun at his office in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Photo: DPM's Secretariat
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara poses for a photograph as he receives Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun at his office in Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Photo: DPM's Secretariat
In response, the AIIB head said the bank was always ready to invest in Nepali projects while suggesting that Nepal should focus on completing the projects on time. The meeting was held at the Ministry of Finance in Singha Darbar. READ ALSO: