Ganga Prasad Nepal elected NARA President
Ganga Prasad Nepal elected in the 31st NARA Election. His team was succeeded to win the election, including General Secretary Shishir Khanal, Treasurer Rita Adhikari and Joint-Treasurer Narayan Shrestha. Elected team was congratulated with Khada by NARA Past Presidents Kumar Ranabhat (Founder G.S), Mahindra Singh Thapa, Surya Joshi and I.P President Nim Bahadur Magar in a program at the hall. Similarly Vice-President Megh Bahadur Ale, Secretary Endra Rai and Executive Member Indu Devi Walge, Rajendra Thapaliya and Gopal Rana Magar has elected in the election as well.
Yogesh Bhattarai, Minister of Cultural and Tourism, MoCTCA chaired the chief guest in 31stNARA AGM & Election on September 5, 2017 at Hotel Manang, Thamel. At the program Surya Thapa in charge tourism department of UMN, Dipak Mahat Board Member of NTB, Dipak Raj Joshi CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, Chief officer Suman Ghimire of NTB were also participated at the program.
The AGM close session was chaired by Nim Bahadur Magar, program started by welcome speech, he focused about the Nepal-China Tibet Autonomous Region bilateral cooperation rafting competition that "Nepal Team" grab the first and second position in Kayak and Rafting also awarded in the program believed to be historical event in NARA history. General Secretary, Shiva Adhakari presented the administrative report and policy to make NARA strong and Treasurer, Shishir Khanal presented the financial report as well. After this session the floor was open to response the presented reports among the general members. Forum was focused most of the time in regarding financial issues and discussed about the explorations, 29th Rafting Festival-2017 and other more issues.
After the close session chief election officer Iswari Prashad Bhattrai and Election Officer Surya Joshi has started the schedule election at 2:00 P.M and close to 5:00 PM at Hotel Manang, Thamel. According to the chief election officer 60 voters were participated in the voting among 62 where as one vote was invalid other one was also invalid just for the vice-president by selecting for competitor candidates. In the election Ganga Prasad Nepals' team was succeeded to grab all the seats in close competition except for some positions.
Finally General Secretary Shiva Adhikari announced to close the session with thanks and welcome for all the guests to participate at the dinner program.