Hon’ble Mr. Puspakamal Dahal
Chief Guest

Hon. Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" is the Co-chair of the Nepal Communist Party (NPC) and has twice served as the Prime Minister between 2008-2009 and 2016-2017 respectively. Mr. Dahal is the most prominent political figure in Nepalese politics and widely credit for his positive role to institutionalize democracy and transformation of state structure to federal governance system.

Hon’ble Dr. Yuvaraj Khatiwada
Minister for Finance, Government of Nepal

Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, Member of the National Assembly of the Federal Parliament, has held the situation of Finance Minister of Nepal since March 2018. He has twice served as the Vice Chairman of the National Planning Commission of Nepal during 2009-10 and 2015-16; and was a Member of the Commission from 2002 to 2005. Dr. Khatiwada, a central bank employee for a long time, filled in as the Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank from 2010 to 2015. He has likewise served United Nations Development Program as Senior Economist from 2006 to 2009. He holds Master's degrees in Economics and Public Administration from Tribhuvan University in 1981 and 1984 separately, and a PhD degree in Monetary Economics from Delhi School of Economics in 1991. Dr. Khatiwada is respected with a several national honors, including Sukirtimaya Rastra Deep (2014) and Prashiddha Prabal Jana Sewa Shree (2016) conferred by the RH President of Nepal for his extraordinary commitment to the improvement of the nation in various capacity.

Hon’ble Mr. Shankar Pokhrel
Chief Minister, 5 No. Province

Mr. Shankar Pokhrel has been serving as the Chief Minister for Province No. 5 since February 2018. Prior to this, he has served as the Minister for Communication and Information Technology in 2011. Mr. Pokhrel was elected as the Central Secretary form Communist Party of Nepal (UML) from 1998 to 2008 consecutively.

Hon’ble Mr. Bal Krishna Khad
Member of Federal Parliament

Mr. Bal Krishna Khand is serving as the member of the House of Representative of the Federal Parliament representing Nepali Congress (NC). Mr. Khand has previously served as the Minister for Defense between 2016-2017 and Minister for Irrigation between 2009-2011 respectively.

Hon’ble Mr. Bishnu Paudel
Member of Federal Parliament

Mr. Bishnu Paudel is the prominent Nepalese politician and currently serving as the General Secretary of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). Mr. Paudel has been elected as the member of the House of Representative of the Federal Parliament from Rupandehi Constituency No. 2. Previously, he has served as ministerial level at various time period notably, as the Minister for Finance between 2015-2016 and Minister for Defense in 2011 respectively.

Hon’ble Mr. Ghanashyam Bhusal
Member of Federal Parliament

Mr. Ghanashyam Bhusal, member of the House of Representative of the Federal Parliament, has been elected from Rupandehi-03, Province No. 5 representing Nepal Communist Party (NCP). He is one of the most prominent intellectual political figure widely acknowledge for his political vision and interpretation of socio-political and economic affairs. He has published numerous articles concerning dynamics of Nepalese society and politics.