Dahal elected TAAN president


30th Oct, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Oct 30 : Mr. Nawaraj Dahal has been elected the president of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN).

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Dahal, a candidate for the post of president from the leftist alliance, was elected from the 39th annual general meeting of TAAN held on Sunday. He secured 331 votes to clinch the TAAN presidency as against the 313 votes polled by his closest contender Mohan Lamsal from the Democratic Panel. Independent candidate Nuru Jambu Sherpa secured 50 votes in the election held for the post of TAAN president, according to the TAAN election committee.

Similarly, Khum Bahadur Subedi has been elected the senior vice-president, Jeevan Thapa Magar the first vice-president, Neel Hari Bastola the second vice-president, Aang Pemba Sherpa the general secretary, Sujan Lamichhane the secretary, Ram Krishna Timilsina the treasurer and Tara Rana the joint treasurer of TAAN.

The newly-elected working committee members include Ritu Gyamden, Rabindra Adhikari, Rajan Prasad Kapri, Gopal Shrestha, Jeevan Lama, Bbauram Gurung, Suk Bahadur Lama, Sher Bahadur Pariyar and Janga Bahadur Lama.

The newly-elected TAAN president Dahal, speaking after his election, said his priority would be to work together with all the trekking agency entrepreneurs for further raising the TAAN's professional image. Dahal, who is also the Nepali Consul for the Republic of Estonia, is also the coordinator of Nepal Tourism Entrepreneurs Organization.

President :

Navajra Dahal -331 

Mohan Lamsal - 313

Nurejungu Sherpa (Independent) - 50

Senior Vice President:

Purna Chandra Bhusal-328

Khum Bahadur KC-359

First vice president:

Jeewan Thapa Magar -408 

Babukaji Situala-280

Second Vice-President:

Rishi Prasad Nepal-319

Nilhari Bastola-364

General Secretary:

Ang Pemba Sherpa - 377 

Chewan Devkota - 325

Secretary:

Sujan Lamichhane -359 

Cholendra Bahadur Karki - 330

Treasurer:

Ramkrishna Timalsina-342

Subash KC-339

Co-treasurer:

Tara Rana -385 

Kiran Dharel-282

Female members:

Kabita lamibhane -261

Ritu Gymdan-417 

Member:

Rabindra Adhikari - 371 

Rajan Prasad Kapri-342 

Gopal Shrestha - 363 

Jeewan Lama -375 

Baburam Gurung-362 

Suk Bahadur Lama -340 

Hari Sharan Kharel-264

Hark Bahadur Gurung-320

Sher Bahadur Pariyar-334 

Jung Bahadur Lama -343 

Kul Prasad Subedi -275

Saroj Katel -268

Tapan Raj Bhandari -273

Surya Bahadur Thapa-304

Namagal Jangbu Sherpa-322

Ang babu Sherpa-323