Shailendra Sigdel, an Independent Management Consulting Professional, has over three decades of experience in governance sector. Executive Director of Foundation for Development Management with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry, he has skills in Policy Analysis, Organizational Development, Public Policy, Economic Development, and Capacity Building. Strong business development professional, a graduate from the University of Birmingham, Sigdel spoke to New Spotlight on current political and structural transformation in Nepal. Excerpts of his interview:
By A Correspondent Jun 30, 2019
Contradictory to the expectation of many economists, Finance Minister Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada has presented a budget undermining the economic reality of the country. Bowing down to the pressure of his party leaders, finance minister Dr. Khatiwada gave up his own stand and economic reality and reforms. At a time of depleting financial resources, Nepal needs to go for borrowing to pay the increased salary of government employees and social welfare allowances. Given declining productivity, increasing import and unpredictable weather and meager budget for development, achieving high growth of 8 percent will be unlikely.
By A Correspondent Jun 07, 2019
At a time when Nepal is working to woo the investors from the Republic of Korea, Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Nepal Park Young-sik spoke to New Spotlight on various issues regarding the present state of Nepal and Korea Relations. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent May 27, 2019