Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki signed a $500 million Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact on Thursday at the State Department in Washington DC in the presence of Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash to upgrade connectivity and power transmission in Nepal.
10 years with Etihad
Etihad Airways is celebrating 10 years of service in Nepal by offering customers a 20% discount on economy and business class tickets to their 10 most favourite destinations in its network. Passengers have to book tickets by 25 September and travel by 21 March 2018.
Turkish Cargo has received accreditation as a Qualified Environmental Supplier (QEP) from temperature-controlled container provider Envirotainer. This means the airline now has certification for managing Envirotainer containers and cold chain shipments at Frankfurt, Tel Aviv, Seoul, Bombay and Hyderabad airports, along with its Istanbul hub.
From Doha to Cardiff
Qatar Airways is launching direct daily flights to Cardiff in Wales starting 1 May 2018, making the Doha-based airline the first Gulf carrier to serve Wales and southwest England.
Customers looking to buy a new house now stand a chance to win a Civil Homes apartment in Dhapakhel in a lucky draw under the company’s Dashain-Tihar scheme. Buyers will get free insurance for a year on the purchase of every house and a special discount after making a booking of Rs500,000.