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Cyber Bureau to Spend 1 Billion for its Upgradation

Cyber Bureau will use the 1 billion funds from South Korea for its upgradation. The Ministry of Finance and South Korea have reached an agreement to advance Nepal Police efficiency by forming Cyber Bureau.  

The MoF Secretary, Krishnahari Pushkar, and South Korea’s ambassador to Nepal, Park Chong-suk signed an agreement for the project. The signing ceremony had the presence of the Inspector-General of Police Dhiraj Pratap Singh and other Cyber Bureau Officers.  

Korea Organization for International Cooperation Association has provided USD 80 million which amounts to Rs 1 billion.

The fund will be used to upgrade and advance the Cyber Bureau of Nepal police.

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Cyber Bureau upgradation to maximize its efficiency and contain crimes

At the event, MoF Secretary Pushkar said the project is vital to help contain spiraling cyber-related crimes in the country. On the same occasion, the South Korean ambassador to Nepal Mr. Park expressed his concern over wide instances of crimes and said the project would help reinforce the bureau and help contain the crimes.

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The main objective of the project is to strengthen the capability of the Nepal Police again cybercrimes. The funds will help build a state-of-the-art building for the Cyber Bureau, and provide tools and equipment for the crime investigation. It will also include an advanced forensic lab, and expectedly help upgrade the capacity of Nepal Police’s human resources.

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