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Secretary (Revenue)

Lal Shanker Ghimire

Secretary (Revenue)

Appointed Date : 2018-12-17





General Information

Lal Shanker Ghimire is currently serving as Secretary (Revenue) in the Ministry of Finance.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance, he was a Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers responsible for Economic and Infrastructures. Earlier, the Secretary of the Office of the Vice President of Nepal. He also worked in the National Planning Commission Secretariat in the capacity of a Joint Secretary and Chief of the Economic Management Division - a Division charged with the responsibilities of preparation of periodic plans, annual programs, and budgets and managing macroeconomic affairs of the Government of Nepal. Major works at the National Planning Commission Secretariat, among others, included (i) Post Disaster Needs Assessment following 2015 Earthquake; (ii) Fourteenth Plan (2016-2019); (iii) International Seminar on Envisioning Nepal, 2030; (iv) Country Direction Strategy in partnership with PEMANDU of the Malaysian Government; and (v) Status of Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal prepared for the Voluntary National Review of SDGs submitted to UN New York in July 2018.. He also served as Nepal’s National Focal Point for UNDESA, UNESCAP and the Colombo Plan.

 

Prior to joining the National Planning Commission, he also held a position of a Joint Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (2012-2014) where he was in-charge of governance reform, social development and economic infrastructure management responsibilities.

 

Earlier, he worked in the Ministry of Finance (1989-2012) as a development professional especially on Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) mobilization and management. During this period, he also served as an Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines (2004-2006), and also represented and acted in the capacity of an Alternate Governor of Nepal of the Governing Board of International Monetary Fund, Director for the SAARC Development Fund, Temporary Alternate Governor of Nepal for the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank, and Operational Focal Point for Nepal to the Global Environment Facility (2010-12).

 

Ghimire has extensively travelled many countries of all continents, attended and participated {as a member of delegation(s) including delegations led by Right Honorable Prime Minister and Honorable Ministers and Other High Officials and Dignitaries} in various high-level and ministerial meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences, training programmes, also led Nepalese delegations and teams. Mr. Ghimire has also published copious articles in leading News Papers and Journals mostly on economic development, economic and development planning and aspects and dynamics of foreign aid.

 

Ghimire holds Bachelor Degrees and a Master Degree from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal, and a Master Degree from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom.  Married with Radha Ghimire, he was born in Ragani, Okhaldhunga (NEPAL) in 1961.



Contact

Ministry of Finance, Singhadurbar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone No: +977-1-4211400

Email: lsghimire@nepal.gov.np


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