After a long wait, this afternoon INF signed a five-year Project Agreement for our hospitals and health work with the Nepal government’s Social Welfare Council [SWC].

INF representatives at today’s signing in Kathmandu included: INF/Nepal Executive Director Dr Ganga [Prem] Subedi; INF/lnternational’s Nepal Country Director Chris Drew; and Nepal Country Office Government Liaison Officer Jay Budhathoki. The SWC was represented by: Member Secretary Mr Dilli Prasad Bhatta; Acting Director Mr Hari Tiwari; and Assistant Director Mr Bhupendra Sijapati. The agreement had previously been approved by the Project Analysis and Facilitation Committee of the Nepali government’s Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare [MoWCSW].

INF would like to thank all the officials of both the Ministry and the SWC, INF staff and INF supporters around the world whose faithful prayers have been crucial in achieving this agreement.