Nabil Bank Limited today provided five lakhs for the welfare program of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
The branch manager of the Maharajgunj Branch of Nabil Bank, Ms. Mona Sharma handed over the dummy cheque of 5 lakhs to the president of NMA Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa. The amount will be added to the welfare fund of NMA created to support the education of children of mountaineers who succumbed to death during their time of climbing.
NMA is currently supporting 50 such students. NMA has also been supporting 3 differently abled mountaineers with the fund.
NMA president Mr. Sherpa thanked the bank for supporting an important cause. ‘‘I would like to thank Ms. Mona jee and the Nabil Bank family for the support. The amount will be used to support the education of children of mountaineers succumbed to death during the period of climbing.’’
Branch manager Sharma wished that the amount will help the needy. ‘‘I know that the NMA is doing exceptional work. We are also happy to be part of this program’’, Ms. Sharma said, ‘‘I am hopeful that this amount surely will be of great support.’’
The short handover program was moderated by General Secretary Mr. Mohan Lamsal. Senior Vice President Mr. Thakur Raj Pandey, Secretary Mr. Dhan Bahadur Gurung, Treasurer Mr. Mukti Pandey, Secretariat Member Ms. Doma Sherpa, Mr. Rajendra Bahadur Lama & Mr. Ram Chandra Dhamala, Central Executive Board members Mr. Pasang Dawa Sherpa, Mr. Ang Dawa Sherpa, Ms. Nima Doma Sherpa, and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Kul Prasad Rai were also present at the program.