KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 23
Almost two weeks after the Cabinet decided to purchase fertilisers from Bangladesh, the Agriculture Inputs Company Ltd (AICL) has received a letter from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development to begin the procedure for the same.
Earlier, during a bilateral meeting between Nepal and Bangladesh, it was decided that the latter would provide 50,000 tonnes of fertilisers on loan.
However, the Bangladeshi government later refused to provide the fertilisers on loan citing their policies and suggested Nepal to instead purchase the required quantity of fertilisers.
Thereafter the Cabinet meeting held on November 9 decided to purchase chemical fertili