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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
July 18, 2013 | Heming Mountain, Chengdu, China
'The 3rd Forum of Ecological Safety, Human Development & Health' - 2013

Sujata Koirala attended ‘The 3rd Forum of Ecological Safety, Human Development and Health’ on July 28, 2013 at Heming Mountain, Chengdu, China. The keynote address was delivered by Ms. Koirala on the subject of ‘Governance by Non-interference and Peaceful Development’. Also a MOU between IESCO and GPK Foudation was signed on this occasion.      

July 10, 2013 | Kathmandu
Talk Program on "Soft Power and Public Diplomacy"- 2013

The Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation for Democracy Peace and Development, Kathmandu successfully organized a one day talk program on "Soft Power and Public Diplomacy" on the occasion of the 90th birth anniversary of former President of Nepalese Congress Party and Prime-Minister Girija Prasad Koirala at Hotel Shankar, Lazimpat on 10th July, 2013.

March 21, 2013 | Kathmandu
Prospects and Problems of Nepal’s Peace Process - March 2013

The interaction program started with a welcome speech by Dr. Ram Thapaliya, Associate Prof. of the School of Law and Diplomacy /Tuft University, USA. He regarded GP Koirala a dynamic personality in Nepalese political history who was able to handle a chaotic situation during the period of violence. 

September 06, 2012 | Kathmandu
Nepalese Youths & Development - September 2012

G P Koirala Foundation for Democracy, Peace and Development, organized a workshop on ‘Nepalese Youths and Development’ in Kathmandu  on 6 September 2012.

July 03, 2012 | Kathmandu
Role of Citizens in Transitional Phase - July 2012

G.P. Koirala Foundation for Democracy, Peace and Development organized a discussion program on ‘Role of Citizens in Transitional Phase’ and released a song album about G.P Koirala’s life and political career on July 3rd 2012.


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.