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TAAN supports PM’s Disaster Relief Fund
Post Date: 2011-09-19

PRESS RELEASEDate: 19 September 2011   TAAN supports PM’s Disaster Relief Fund Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has decided to contribute Rs 101,111 to Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. At a press meet organized at TAAN Secretariat on Monday, TAAN President Mahindra Singh Thapa said the association would hand over the amount to Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai after the latter returns from New York. The government mobilizes the fund to conduct rescue missions and provide relief to people after natural disasters. TAAN has been contributing to the fund on regular basis. In 2008, it had handed over Rs 333,333 to the fund, after Sapta Koshi River wreaked havoc in Eastern Nepal. Meanwhile, TAAN is launching four new trekking trails on the occasion of World Tourism Day. TAAN is launching Nagi-Narchyang trail (Myagdi-Parbat), Dhorpatan trail (Myagdi-Baglung), Panchpokhari trail (Solukhumbu) and Lower Solu trail. The association will also make public maps and documentaries of the new trails on the day. TAAN is also organizing a clean-up campaign in Thamel area on the eve of World Tourism Day. World Tourism Day is being celebrated on 27 September with the theme of Tourism-Linking Cultures.

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