August 2017

Nepal Mountaineering Association


NMA New Executive Board Member – 6th August

The election of Central Executive Board of NMA held on 5th August 2017elected Central Executive Board led by Mr. Santa Bir Lama as President for the period of three years ( 2017 - 2020)

1st Vice President - Deebas Bickram Shah
2nd Vice President - Ms. Maya Sherpa
General Secretary - Kul Bahadur Gurung
Secretary - Tika Ram Gurung
Treasurer - Sudershan Neupanye


1 Dr. Hari Prasad Shrestha
2 Ang Chhewang Sherpa
3 Da Gelji Sherpa
4 Tulsing Gurung
5 Pasang Tendi Sherpa
6 Singhi Lama
7 Mingmar Sherpa
8 Vinaya Shakya
9 Sanjib Gurung

NMA Election 2017

In the special program organized at Nepal Mountaineering Association on 20th August 2017, the chief election commissioner of Election Commission Keshab Thapa conducted oath taking ceremony to the newly elected board members and handed over the certificates to them. Similarly, outgoing President Ang Tshering Sherpa, General Secretary Thakur Raj and Treasurer Tikaram Gurung also handed over responsibility to the newly elected President Santa Bir Lama, General Secretary Kul Bahadur Gurung and Treasurer Sudarshan Neupane.

This program was held in the presence of the NMA advisory committee, immediate past board members and NMA staffs.

Courtesy visit with Minister for Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation – 30 August

NMA delegation led by President Santa Bir Lama along with newly elected board members made a courtesy visit with Hon'ble Minister for Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Jitendra Narayan Dev on 30 August 2017. NMA President extended his request to Hon' ble Minister for the renewal of NMA's authority to issue climbing permit for 12 peaks, which is going to expire on 16 Sep 2017. The delegation team also briefed him about its regular program on training, conservation of mountaineering environment, local development, welfare etc.

27th Annual General Meeting - 31 August

NMA's Central Executive Board Meeting decided to hold its 27th Annual General Meeting on 16th September 2017.

NMA Notice - 31 August

NMA will remain open during the holiday of Bakar Eid on 3rd September (Sunday) from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm (3 hours) for the issuance of climbing permit.