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TAAN elects new executive committee

TAAN elects new executive committee
The 35th annual general meeting (AGM) of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), held on Friday, elected a new executive committee with Ramesh Dhamala as the new president.

The panel led by Dhamala swept the election winning all 17 posts on offer. Dhamala, who garnered 321 votes, defeated his competitor Jangbu Sherpa by 60 votes. Immediate past president Mahendra Singh Thapa and president of TAAN Pokhara Chapter Narayan Sapkota are also in the executive committee. The 23-member executive committee will take complete shape after the newly elected president nominates four members.

Keshav Pandey, Kami Rinji Sherpa, Kul Bahadur Gurung and Sagar Pandey have been elected senior vice-president, first vice-president, second vice-president and general secretary, respectively. The AGM also elected Pasang Sherpa, Gopal Babu Shrestha and Tilak Bahadur Thapa Magar as secretary, treasurer and joint-treasurer, respectively.

Similarly, Gokul Sapkota, Palsang Tamang, Pasang Tendi Sherpa, Namaraj Gauli, Ang Pemba Sherpa, Rajendra Sapkota, Nilhari Bastola, Meghnad Timalsina and Dhan Prasad Gurung have been elected as executive members.

The new executive committee will serve for a term of two years.

The AGM was inaugurated by secretary at the ministry of culture, tourism and civil aviation (MoCTCA) Sushil Ghimire. 


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