The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) Bagmati Province Committee successfully concluded its 1st and 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the NMA Secretariat in Nagpokhari, Naxal.
The Chief Guest for the AGM was none other than Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa, President of NMA, while Mr. Dal Bahadur Gurung chaired the program. Distinguished guests included Mr. Mohan Lamsal, General Secretary of NMA, Mr. Tikaram Gurung, Former Secretary and Convener of convener of Provincial Chapter Coordination Committee, Mr. Kul Prasad Rai, CEO of NMA, Mr. Ram Kaji Tiwari, a member of the NMA Training and Expedition Committee and Mr. Jinesh Sindurakar, CAO of NMA. Additionally, members of the NMA Bagmati Province Committee, including Vice President Milan Lama, Secretary Ms. Fudoma Sherpa, Treasurer Thakur Dharel, and committee members Birendra Tamang, Nin Lama, Serayang Tamang, Sunil Tamang, Gyan Bahadur Tamang, Rata Bahadur Tamang, Kul Das Tamang, Dawa Hyolmo, Purna Singh Tamang were also present.
The program was moderated by the Secretary of NMA Bagmati Province Committee, Ms. Fudoma Sherpa. Mr. Thakur Dharel, the Treasurer of NMA Bagmati Province, extended a warm welcome to all the esteemed guests and members in attendance.
Mr. Tikaram Gurung, Convener of the Bagmati Province Committee and Former Secretary, shared his vision for the NMA Bagmati Province, emphasizing the need for active collaboration with local bodies and the government. He stressed the importance of promoting both explored and unexplored peaks within the province and expressed his readiness to provide support and guidance to the committee when needed.
General Secretary of NMA, Mr. Mohan Lamsal, acknowledged the significant contributions of NMA Bagmati Province to various NMA events and programs. He highlighted the financial challenges faced by the committee but assured continued support from NMA in their growth and development initiatives.
Mr. Ram Kaji Tiwari, a member of the NMA Training and Expedition Committee, congratulated the committee on their successful 1st and 2nd AGM and shared his experiences regarding the summit of Ganchenpo Peak via a new route.
As a mark of recognition, certificates of appreciation were presented to Mr. Ram Kaji Tiwari for his achievement and to Mr. Dawa Hyolmo for successfully conquering the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. Mr. Hyolmo emphasized the untapped potential of Bagmati Province as a tourism hub and called for the responsible management and promotion of the region's peaks.
In his closing remarks, the Chief Guest, Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa, President of NMA, congratulated the committee on their AGM success. He commended the active participation of the Bagmati Province Committee in NMA events and programs. Mr. Sherpa encouraged the committee to take initiative in organizing programs and promoting local destinations, emphasizing the importance of reporting to NMA and government officials. He expressed optimism about exploring new places despite budget constraints and underscored the value of collaboration in achieving this goal.