Chiranjibi Nepal: Shifting the financial paradigm - courage to act together

Address by Dr Chiranjibi Nepal, Governor of the Central Bank of Nepal, at the 9th Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) Conference, Kathmandu, 7-9 March 2017.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
16 March 2017

Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of Global Alliance for Banking on Values and CEO of Triodos Bank Mr. Peter Blom, Executive Director of GABV Dr. Marcos Eguiguren, Chairman of NMB Bank Mr. Pawan Kumar Golyan, CEO of NMB Bank Mr. Upendra Poudyal, My friends from the financial community in Nepal Media friends, Distinguished Guests from Nepal and Abroad Ladies and Gentlemen,

It gives me immense pleasure to address this 9th Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) Conference, being held here in Kathmandu. I would like to thank NMB Bank and other members of the GABV for providing me this privilege.

I believe the theme of this Conference entitled "Shifting the Financial Paradigm - Courage to Act Together" encompasses the work of the Global Alliance targeted at changing the world of finances to put people before profit. In this respect, I appreciate this laudable effort of the members of GABV who are focusing on strengthening local communities and entrepreneurs to become self-reliant.