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ADB's country partnership strategy for Nepal considers development challenges in a federal system, the strategic objectives and priorities of the government, the activities of other development partners in the country, and the best use of the bank’s limited resources.

Nepal Resident Mission (NRM): Contacts and Holidays

Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Metro Park Building, Lazimpat, Ward No. 2, P.O. Box 5017, Kathmandu, Nepal

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +977 1 4005120
  Fax +977 1 4005137

About Us

The Nepal Resident Mission (NRM), located in Kathmandu, opened in 1989. NRM's primary responsibilities include:

  • Country strategy and programming
  • Policy dialogue and support
  • Portfolio management and administration and administration of delegated projects
  • Aid coordination
  • Government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • Country reporting
  • Economic and sector work and other analytical work
  • External relations and information dissemination


Sharad BHANDARI (Mr)
Principal Economist
Rudi Louis Hendrikus VAN DAEL (Mr)
Head, Portfolio Management Unit
Binita Shah KHADKA (Ms)
Senior External Relations Officer
Bimal Babu KHATRI (Mr)
Associate Safeguards Analyst
Senior External Relations Assistant

Holidays 2021

The Nepal Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
Maha Shiva Ratri  March 11 (Thursday)
Nepali New Year April 14 (Wednesday)
Buddha Jayanti May 26 (Wednesday)
Dasain Day October 13, 14, 15 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Tihar Day November 4, 5 (Thursday, Friday)
Christmas Day December 24 (Friday) in lieu of December 25

Last updated: 18 January 2021