Hon. Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education, Government of Nepal visited Turbine Testing Lab, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel on November 22, 2015. Minister Pokharel expressed concern about the existing testing facilities of the lab. During the visit Minister Pokhrel and Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice- Chancellor, KU and Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar, KU along with Associate Deans, School of Engineering tried to explore the future prospects of collaboration between Government of Nepal and Kathmandu University in research and education sector. Dr. Hari Pd. Neopane, Head of Department, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU gave the brief overview about the background, purpose, amenities about the lab and discussed about the past and ongoing major projects in the lab.