Meet and greet with newly elected executive board members of different tourism agency associations

February 20, 2020

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) organized a felicitation program for the newly elected committee of Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agencies (NATTA), Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) and Pacific Asia Travel Agencies (PATA) at NMA Secretariat, Nagpokhari on 20th February 2020. 

President and executive committees of the organizations were felicitated by the President of Nepal Mountaineering Association, Mr. Santa Bir Lama in presence of another central executive committee member of NMA. The program was organized to share brotherhood and friendship amongst the organizations shared Mr. Lama. All the organizations are lobbying for the tourism development in one way or the other. Speaking at the program President of NATTA, Mr. Achut Guragain expressed this kind of program is very integral in bringing associations together to work for tourism to create a pressure group against the government during irregularities. He also added that the program would strengthen brotherhood amongst organizations. 

Mr. Khum Bahadur Subedi, President of TAAN shared TAAN has similar vision to NMA and will join hands in the future to go hand in hand for the development of mountain tourism in Nepal. He also thanked NMA for referring them to become the member of Union of Alpine Association of Asia (UAAA). President of NARA, Ganga Prasad Nepal expressed his gratitude and committed to work jointly with different agencies in ways possible. Mr. Bibhuti Chand Thakur, President of PATA acknowledged the appreciation by NMA and the meeting added synergy to work hand in hand. 

President of Nepal Mountaineering Association, Santa Bir Lama giving his concluding remarks shared that the program was planned for quite some time. He also shared that all the associations can utilize the newly created building and its space for organizing any special event. General Secretary of NMA added NMA is launching a mini mountain museum and library for members and associates and welcomed all the members of different associations present. The program concluded with a high tea and vote of thanks from the President of NMA. 

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