Nepal urged to speed up central bank appointment

A committee of three economists set up to suggest suitable candidates as the new governor of the Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank, has urged the government to act on its recommendations. Disagreement within the government has meant no decision has yet been made.

The committee was set up in December under the Nepal Rastra Bank Act and is headed by Finance Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikary. The other members of the committee are former governor of NRB Ganesh Bahadur Thapa and prominent economist