Nepal Mountaineering Association (MMA) today welcomed the newly appointed Director General (DG) of Department of Tourism (DoT) Mr. Hom Prasad Luitel.
NMA welcomed the DG during the 6th Executive Board Meeting today at NMA secretariat Nagpokhari Naxal. President of NMA Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa welcomed the DG with a bouquet, khada and a letter of appreciation.
Senior Vice President Mr. Thakur Raj Pandey, first Vice President Mr. Ang Dawa Sherpa, General Secretary Mr. Mohan Lamsal, Secretary Mr. Dhan Bahadur Gurung, Treasurer Mr. Mukti Pandey and all the board members also welcomed the DG with khada.
Mr. Luitel has succeeded Mr. Taranath Adhikari at DoT. The chief of the DoT represents the government in NMA as a board member.
On the occasion president of NMA Mr. Sherpa briefly briefed Luitel regarding the NMA’s performance in the past. The president also informed the DG regarding policy and program for the current fiscal year. NMA is preparing for its 31st and 32nd Annual General Assembly (AGM). The AGM, scheduled for August 14, 2022 at Silver Oak Banquet and Events, will also pass the policy and program of NMA for the current fiscal year.
‘‘Before assuming the office Hom sir (Mr. DG) has been helping us in various capacities. We are more than happy to welcome you at the NMA office as DG of DoT’’, President Sherpa said. ‘‘I believe that he will continue to support us in the days ahead.’’
DG Mr. Luitel also expressed his gratitude to the NMA board for the warm welcome. ‘‘I am very much thankful to all of you for this warm welcome. Please remember me for any kind of support you need,’’the DG said. ‘‘I have assumed the office with the aim of working on something important. I have also expected positive support from you.’’
All the members of the NMA board wished him a successful tenure as head of the department.