Founded in 2019

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AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Nepal provides a platform for scholars and policy experts to share their insights and experiences with the general business community. Our events address sound economic principles, personal freedom, and opportunities created through markets.
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Chapter Director

Sanjog Koirala is an Entrepreneur based in Kathmandu, with several businesses in the construction, food and beverage industries in Nepal. He has been actively involved in Nepalese business markets and media for years, with a passion to drive the change in the Nepalese conservative society. Sanjog recognizes the need for AIER’s Bastiat Society to promote peace, prosperity, individual freedom, and develop the morality of capitalism to benefit the market based economy. Sanjog also believes “There are no secrets to success, it is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure”

Contact Information

Managing Director: Sanjog Koirala
Board of Directors: Siddhartha Rayamajhi, Pramod Nepal, and Swechhya Bhattarai

Email: [email protected]

Kathmandu, Nepal

Board of Directors

Swechhya Bhattarai is currently involved with UNESCO Paris as its individual consultant for the Women’s Rights and Education Sector. As a researcher and women’s rights activist, she is also working as a consultant for the Nepal Economic Forum and Women Economic Rights for National Democratic Institute Nepal, to create a policy brief for 100 women political leaders from seven different provinces. Swechhya has worked as the Youth Council Member of US Embassy Nepal, Registration and Outreach Associate for Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, and the Youth Assembly for the United Nations. Swechhya is an International Affairs graduate and certified conflict analyst from the United States Institute for Peace, Washington, DC.

Siddhartha Rayamajhi is currently pursuing his degree in Economics from Kathmandu University. He is a very enthusiastic student, keen on learning economics, mathematics and history. He is also interested in a broader range of subjects, mainly development, econometrics, philosophy and culture. Mr. Siddhartha has experience from working in several NGOs and think tanks. He believes that the prosperity of the nation is only attainable when the role of government is limited, and the free-market provides economic freedom for individuals.

Pramod Nepal is a lecturer at Nepal Mountain Academy, where he teaches Macroeconomics at both the Bachelor degree and Master degree level. Mr. Nepal is a graduate of Science from Tri Chandra Campus and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Public Administration from Tribhuvan University. Mr. Nepal served as an officer at Nepal Tourism Board, a national tourism organization. He has also visited several countries, including India, Thailand, United States, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Bhutan, France and more.