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ADB supports Nepal’s sustainable recovery from COVID-19 and inclusive growth by investing in infrastructure, improving access to basic services, and protecting the poor and vulnerable.

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 4290100; +977 1 4290101
  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


Arnaud CAUCHOIS (Mr)
Country Director
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 2022

The Nepal Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 3 (Monday), in lieu of January 1
Fagu Purnima March 17 (Thursday)
Nepali New Year April 14 (Thursday)
Buddha Jayanti May 16 (Monday)
Maha Asthami October 3 (Monday)
Maha Nawami October 4 (Tuesday)
Vijaya Dashami October 5 (Wednesday)
Laxmi Puja October 24 (Monday)
Bhai Tika October 27 (Thursday)
Christmas Day December 26 (Monday), in lieu of December 25

Last updated: 27 December 2021