June 2011

Nepal Mountaineering Association


Basic Introductory Mountaineering Training - 4 Sep 2011

NMA in coordination with Petzl Foundation conducted Basic Introductory Mountaineering from 4 Sep at Kathmandu and International Mountaineers' Memorial Park. Sixteen mountaineers participated in the training.

Annual General Meeting concluded - 15 Sep 201

Annual General Meeting of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) was conducted on 15 Sep 2011. Chief guest for the program, Dr. Ganesh Raj Joshi- Secretary for Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation inaugurated the program by lighting panas. The program started with the welcome speech from Ist Vice President Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa. The chief guest also awarded letter of appreciation to the following top ten associate members (trekking companies) succeeded in issuing the highest number of climbing permits.

1. Thamserku Trekking
2. Summit Nepal Trekking
3. Multi Adventure
4. Royal High Mountain Trek
5. Alpine Everest Guides Nepal
6. Himalaya Expedition Inc.
7. Himalayan Ecstasy Treks & Expedition
8. Himalayan Glacier Trekking
9. Cho-Oyu Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
10. Cosmo Trek (P) Ltd.

The chief guest also distributed certificates to the successful participants of Basic Mountaineering Course and Basic Introductory Mountaineering Course. He also awarded NMA staff Mr. Amrit Ratna Tuladhar with letter of appreciation for his longterm i.e. 31 years honest and truthful service rendered to the association. Finally, the chief guest appreciated the activities and contribution of NMA in the promotion of mountain tourism globally. He also hoped that upcoming UIAA / UAAA General Assembly will be a great success and it will once again highlight the importance of NMA for the development of mountain and mountaineering in Nepal.

In the second session of the meeting, General Secretary Deebas Bikram Shah and Treasurer Asha Gurung presented the progress report, financial statement of the fiscal year 2067/2068 and annual program with budget for the fiscal year 2068/2069. The general members deeply discussed in the presented programs and budget and questioned General Secretary, Treasurer on some matters related with the budget. After much heated discussion, the general meeting endorsed all the plan-programs and budget. Finally, IInd Vice President Mr. Santa Bir Lama thanked all the general members for their presence and assistance in approving the programs for the fiscal year 2067-2068.