articles

Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat


Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat

Dr Ram Sharan Mahat is a senior leader of Nepali Congress,a central committee member and former joint secretary.He represents a rare combination of an active politician and a technocrat.He has been Nepal’s Finance Minister six times since 1994 and prior to that Deputy Chairman of the National Planning Commission. He is credited for his role in ushering liberal economic reforms in Nepal.During his stints as Finance Minister, he was elected chairman of the IMF/World Bank board of governors in 1998/99 and was awarded Finance Minister of the Year 2016 Global and Asia Pacific by The Bankers magazine of the Financial Times group,London for his role in mobilizing global financial support in the aftermath of Nepal’s 2015 massive earthquake and for the country’s exemplary macro economic management.

 

Born in 1951 in Nuwakot district of Nepal,he was political activist since early student days and imprisoned several times by the autocratic Panchayat regime.He was elected general secretary of Nepal Students Union, the largest student organization, affiliated to Nepali Congress.

 

His professional career includes high school headmaster, university teacher and international civil servant. He served UNDP office in Nepal,Pakistan and New York headquarters.He resigned the UN job to join politics after restoration of democracy in 1990.
He contributes frequently to journals and newspapers and authored books including the much acclaimed In Defense of Democracy(2005).

 Go to  http://www.ramsmahat.com.np to read more about Ram Sharan Mahat

 

 

He also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in K P Bhhatari cabinet in 1999/2000.

 


Dr Ram Sharan Mahat is a senior leader of Nepali Congress,a central committee member and former joint secretary.He represents a rare combination of an active politician and a technocrat.He has been Nepal’s Finance Minister six times since...

Annapurna Region To the base of 10th highest peak in the world Annapurna I (8091m) along with other Peaks Annapurna Region is in the north central part of Nepal which offer the 10th highest peak in the world Annapurna I (8091m) and varietie...

Dr. Baburam Bhattarai born 26 May 1954 is a communist politician and former Minister of Finance of the government of Nepal. He is a senior Standing Committee Member of the Politburo of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), which began f...

Bhat-Bhateni Group operates as a Private Limited Company of Nepal. Mr. Min Bahadur Gurung is the Chairman and also the Managing Director of Bhat-Bhateni Group, the largest retail chain of Supermarkets in Nepal. He is an extraordinarily dynamic, self-...

    Districts popular for Mustered (Tori in Nepali): Chitwan Districts popular for Khukuri: Bhojpur Districts popular for Leather: Dailekh Districts popular for Cardamom(Alaichi) farming : Illam,Panchthar,...

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve River Island The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the protected area which lies in the eastern side of Nepal in the Sunsari, Saptari and Udayapur district.This area covers 175 sq. km. of land. Koshi tappu is a na...

Born in Kathmandu, Nepal and now based in Toronto, Canada, Astha Tamang Maskey is an indie alternative pop singer/songwriter. Graduating from the Independent Music Production program at Toronto’s Seneca College (2008) and the Audio Engineering...

Deepak was brought up in a typical Newari family from Bhinchhe Bahal, a sub metropolitan area in the city of Lalitpur, and had a normal childhood. Being brought up in such a family, he didn’t know how to speak any other language than Newari and...

Biography of Anuradha Koirala Anuradha Koirala, lovingly called Dijju (elder sister) was born on 14th April 1949 to Colonel Pratap Singh Gurung and Laxmi Gurung. She was educated at a hill station in Kalimpong, India. It was here that the Mother a...

Dr Bhola Prasad Rijal is a preeminent Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician in Nepal. Born in Dharan, the eastern hub of the country, in July 1948, Dr Rijal has pioneered In-vitro fertilization in Nepal a major treatment for infertility, thereby...

Paras Khadka, a veteran Nepali cricketer proved his worth once again by winning the Dhangadi Premier League. Under his captaincy, Nepal has won several international tournaments, including 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division Five, 2013 ICC Wo...

  Nine Storey Building in Basatapur,Kathmandu: King Prithvi Narayan Shah 55 Windows Palace ,Bhaktapur: Bhupatindra Malla Nyatpol Temple: Bhupatindra Malla Dharhara at Sundhara,Kathmandu: Bhimsen Thapa RaniPokhari: Pratap Malla C...