Old notes in exhibition

7th Jul, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, July 7: Nepal Philatelic Society has started an exhibition of old Nepali notes from today on the occasion of its golden jubilee.

The old notes of Rs 5, 10 and 100 published in 2002 BS and beyond have been put on display in the three-day programme taking place at Babarmahal-based Nepal Art Council.

Also exhibited on the occasion are notes of different countries gathered by 19 different collectors.

Inaugurating the exhibition, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Dr Chiranjivi Nepal stressed the need to preserve the old notes and coins as they depict the evolution of development and civilization of the then time.

Noting that there has been a compulsion to publish the Nepali notes in foreign countries, he suggested the general public to protect the old notes.

The programme was organized to demonstrate the notes of different countries and make the public informed of its history, shared currency collector Jayahari Jha and programme coordinator Sagarman Shrestha.

The exhibition has been organized in every two years since 2023 BS.