December 2005

Nepal Mountaineering Association

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Welfare Activities- 9 December 20 05

NMA funded education scholarships for the children of Nepalese mountaineers and also provided financial assistance to the families of Nepalese mountaineers who lost their lives on Mt. Kanguru, Manang, on 21 October 2005.

Advanced Mountaineering Training- 4 - 20 December 2005

NMA conducted Advanced Mountaineering Training for 14 trainees from 4 December -20 December 2005 in Langtang. The training was conducted by instructors from Nepal and France. The total cost of the training was funded by NMA.

Int'l Mountain day observed- 11 December 2005

NMA displayed posters to disseminate information to the public about mountains and environmental activities conducted by NMA during an exhibition held at Hotel Yak & Yeti on the occasion of Int'l Mountain Day.

Reception-14 December 2005

NMA held a reception 14 December 2005 at Everest Hotel in honour of Hon'ble Ms. Yankila Sherpa for her appointment as State Minister for Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

Lukla, Chaurikharka VDC- 18 December 2005

NMA funded Rs. 30,000 to construct toilets and water supply in the World Peace Park in Lukla. NMA has also contributed Rs. 20,000 to the development of a sewage system in Lukla.

Gorkha visit

A team led by the NMA 2nd Vice President, Bhumi Lal Lama, visited Gorkha District to participate in the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Mt. Manaslu and the celebrations of the completion of 50 years of diplomatic ties between Nepal and Japan. Mr. Deebas Bikram Shah, General Secretary; Mr. Narhari Bhandari, Secretary; Executive Board Members Mr. Ang J. P. Lama, Mr. Santa Bir Lama, Mr. Deepak Poudel, Dr. Hari Prasad Shrestha, Mr. Vijaya Gurung, Mr. Hari Kadel, Mr. Sarki Tamang and Ms. Kamini L Sherpa; took part in the celebration.

Welcome Gate at Gorkha to welcome guests of Manaslu Golden Jubilee Celebration.