Presentation of books to the Central Library of the Tribhuvan University

News 13th November 2007

A large collection of books were handed over on Nov. 8th by Chairperson of SAF-Nepal Dr. Rita Thapa to the Tribhuvan University, Central Library at a function held in Kirtipur. These books that were donated by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh on behalf of the South Asia Foundation were handed over to Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Surya Lal Amatya. Also present on the occasion were Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Ramesh Raj Kunwar, Head of the Political Sciences Department Prof. Dr. M. Habibullah, Chief Librarian Krishna Bhandary, Secretary of SAF-Nepal Nishchal N. Pandey and a large number of students of the university.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Rita Thapa outlined the activities of the South Asia Foundation in the fields of education and hoped that this collection of books will be useful to the biggest library of the country. Rector Prof. Amatya while thanking SAF for this generous donation hoped that there will be a continuity of support to the Tribhuvan University from SAF-Nepal. Books that are mostly on South Asian regional cooperation, peace building, memoirs of well known personalities, literature and culture - this collection also includes Jawaharlal Nehru's 'Glimpses of World History' compiled in a single volume.


Presentation of books

Rita Thapa, SAF Nepal Chairperson