Print Edition - 2015-05-26  |  Earthquake Relief

ANN donates to PM’s fund

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
ANN donates to PM’s fund

May 25, 2015-

The Asian News Network (ANN), an alliance of 21 leading newspapers in the Asia-Pacific region, has donated $ 231,457 (approx Rs 23.5 million) for quake relief works in Nepal. The Kathmandu Post is a member of the alliance.

Of the donation, Rs 20 million has been directly transferred to the Unicef account for tax benefits and Rs 3.5 million to the Kantipur National Crisis Assistance Fund.

The Nation, a leading Thai newspaper and another member in the alliance, coordinated the assistance.

Thepchai Yong, Group Editor-in-Chief of the Nation Multimedia Group, handed over a cheque to the editors-in-chief of The Kathmandu Post and Kantipur dalies Akhilesh Upadhyay and Sudheer Sharma at the Kantipur premises on Friday.

The donation amount will be transferred to the PM’s Disaster Relief Fund.

Published: 26-05-2015 07:03

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