Closer attention to sequencing political, financial and administrative decentralisation will be key as Nepal prepares to shift from a unitary to a federal system of government, says the World Bank in its latest Nepal Development Update. Economic growth will be lower than expected due to the floods that affected over a third of the country in August, and will average 4.5% over the next two fiscal years.
Turkish Airlines’ Chairman of the board M İlker Aycı was recently featured on the BBC World News program ‘Talking Business with Aaron’. Aycı highlighted the airlines’ growth and service improvements as well as Turkey’s economic growth prospects.
Note 8 arrives
Samsung Electronics has launched Galaxy Note 8 in Nepal. The phone has a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED infinity display, enhanced S Pen, and dual camera with dual optical image stabilisation. Galaxy Note 8 is priced at Rs102,990 and will be available from 10 October.
Nischal Gurung, internationally famous mixologist, recently introduced Khukri Cocktails by Khukri XXX Rum during an exclusive musical event in Kathmandu.
Qatar Airways has launched global chauffeur service under which all passengers can choose from a wide range of high-end vehicles to take them to and from their chosen airport. The new service can be booked for a fee online through qatarairways.com and through the Qatar Airways app.