Inputs to 16th Plan of Government of Nepal

Dr. Paras Kharel, Executive Director, participated in a workshop organized by the National Planning Commission (NPC), Government of Nepal on 10 January to get inputs from experts on the draft sixteenth development plan with a focus on the themes of LDC graduation, the Sustainable Development Goals and green economy. Dr. Kharel’s inputs covered issues such as rules of origin, industrialization strategy, revenue/tax policy, service sector, the TRIPS Agreement, free trade and preferential trade agreements, SDGs 8 and 9, export-oriented FDI, fiscal space and resource mobilization. The attendees from the NPC included the vice-chairperson, the secretary, a joint secretary, under secretaries and officers.