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July 04, 2017
One-day symposium on Connecting Nepal's Tourism/Culture Promotion to Asian Countries

Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation marked the 94th birth anniversary of Late GP Koirala by organizing a one-day symposium on  "Connecting Nepal's Tourism/Culture Promotion to Asian Countries" in Kathmandu on 4th July 2017.  Honorable Minister for Finance Mr. Gyanenedra Bahadur Karki was the chief guest of the program. 

March 18, 2017
One-day interaction program on Nepal-India Connectivity

On March 18, 2017, to commemorate the 7th year of passing of legendary political leader GP Koirala,  GP Koirala Foundation (GPKF) organized a one-day interaction program on the topic “Nepal-India Connectivity: Opportunities for Holistic Development”. The program was chaired by the chairperson of GPKF, Hon’ble Sujata Koirala. The chief guest of the program was senior leader of Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Poudel. Charge D’Affairs of the Indian Embassy HE Vinaya Kumar, Professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University Dr. Sangeeta Thapaliya, Former Ambassador Dr. Suresh Chandra Chalise, Hon’ble Lalbabu Yadav, President of Nepal Council of World Affairs - Dr. Rajendra B Shrestha and CEO of National Reconstruction Authority - Dr. Govinda Pokhrel were guests at the program.

Events & Programs
June 30, 2016 | Kathmandu, Nepal
GP Koirala Foundation marks 93rd birth anniversary of Late GP Koirala

On June 30, 2016 (16th of Asaar, 2073 BS), GP Koirala Foundation marked the 93rd birth anniversary of Late GP Koirala, or Girija Babu as he was popularly known, with a seminar on his contributions towards democratization in Nepal. The seminar also discussed the implementation of the new constitution.

July 07, 2015 | Kathmandu
“Post Earthquake: Settlement, Planning and Housing” on the 92nd Birth Anniversary of GP Koirala

At the program entitled “Post Earthquake: Settlement, Planning and Housing” held on the 92nd birth anniversary of GP Koirala and organized by the GP Koirala Foundation, Nepali Congress leader Sujata Koirala stressesd on the need to develop settlements into model villages for future resilience and development.

June 16, 2015 | Kathmandu
GPK Foundation, Chinese Chamber of Commerce Sign MoU to Assist Reconstruction

The Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation and Chinese Chamber of Commerce signed a MoU to assist the reconstruction and rehabilitation projects in the most quake affected areas in Nepal.

April 30, 2015 | Pnomh Penh, Combodia
ICAPP “2nd Conference on Human Trafficking” in Phnom Penh, Combodia during 28-30 April 2015

The 2nd ICAPP Workshop on Human Trafficking took place in the capital of Combodia from the 28th to 30th April, 2015. Sixteen political parties from twelve countries participated in the event along with Representatives of fourteen institutions, including the Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and other international, national and non-governmental organizations (NGO).

April 20, 2015 | Kathmandu
Late GP Koirala Receives Nepal Ratna Award by President Yadav

At a programme organized at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today, president Dr. Ram Baran Yadav presented the 'Nepal Ratna' award to former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala (Posthumous). Daughter of late Koirala and former Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala received the award on behalf the late leader Koirala.

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The Himalayan country of Nepal has undergone many changes in recent years. Nepal, founded in 1769, in 245 years of long history, has experienced aristocracy, autocracy and democracy, too, in her political realm. Nepal has traveled a long and arduous journey of political changes from monarchy to republic.


In 1996, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launched an armed insurrection in order to establish a communist rule. In its 10 years armed revolt, more than 13,000 innocent people lost their valuable lives, hundreds of thousand people and families were internally displaced and billions of dollars worth infrastructures ..


Girija Prasad Koirala paved the way and opened the gates for Nepal's private sector to play a greater role in the liberal economy. The benefits of liberal economic policies were reaped by many new business ventures and sectors like the media, finance, aviation, education emerged strongly.