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Discussions held on news exchange between news agencies of Nepal and Qatar

Kathmandu, April 15: Discussions have been held between Nepal’s National News Agency (Rastriya Samachar Samiti, RSS) and Qatar News Agency of Qatar.

The delegation led by the Ambassador of Qatar to Nepal, Mishal Bin Mohammed Al Ansari, discussed about it during the inspection of the RSS Central Office today. A high level delegation is in Kathmandu for the necessary preparation of forthcoming state visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani from Qatar.

Mr Dharmendra Jha, Executive Chairman of RSS, welcoming the Ambassador Ansari and the Qatari delegation, informed about the news production and dissemination process of RSS.

Ambassador Ansari expressed his gratitude for the welcome and said that they are willing to exchange news between the two news agencies. The process of making an agreement between the two news agencies to exchange news with each other has progressed.


Somnath Lamichhane, the Deputy General Manager of the RSS, informed that discussions were held on matters such as having a news exchange agreement between the RSS and Qatar News Agency.

During the observation of the office, the Qatari ambassador was briefed about the process of news collection by Chief Reporter Uttam Silwal and about news dissemination process by the editor-in-chief, Yekraj Pathak.

General Manager Siddharaj Rai, the Deputy General Managers Raju Shakya and Shyam Rimal among others were present in the discussions. Ambassador Ansari was accompanied by Sheikh Al Harith Suhaim Al Thani, Director of Qatar’s Ministry of Communications, Ali Abdullah Al Tamimi of the Ministry and Nasser Ghanim, Second Secretary of the Embassy. #RSS