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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: April 7, 2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days ...
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Stolen Laxmi-Narayana Statue Returns to Nepali Custody with U.S. Embassy Assistance

March 06, 2021 March 5, 2021, Washington, DC.  After a months-long joint investigation among the U.S. Embassy, Diplomatic Security Services Overseas Criminal Investigations, Nepali police, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Dallas Museum of Art, a stolen statue representing Laxmi-Narayana has returned to Nepali custody after nearly 40 years.  The handover occurred during a ...
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The United States in Partnership with ADB Completes Two Secondary Schools in Kathmandu

March 5, 2021 KATHMANDU — Today, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Randy W. Berry, along with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Nepal Mission Director Sepideh Keyvanshad, handed over two secondary schools in Kathmandu. The small ceremony included the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer, Sushil Gyewali, and the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Officer-in-chief, Sharad ...
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Public Affairs Section: Annual Program Statement

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Kathmandu is soliciting proposals for grants/ cooperative agreements from not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions for programs/activities that focus on one of the priority areas specified below. a. Mitigating the Socio-Economic and Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19: Activities that help generate employment opportunities for ...
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