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September 13 , 2013
A total of 39 trekking entrepreneurs have announced candidacy for 17 posts in the new executive committee of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN).
According to a notice published by Election Committee of TAAN, four entrepreneurs have filed candidacy for the post of president. Similarly, four have filed for the post of senior vice-president, two for 1st vice-president, and two for 2nd vice-president. Two entrepreneurs have registered candidacy for general secretary, two for treasurer, three for joint-treasurer and two for secretary.
Jangbu Sherpa, Ramesh Dhamala, Chandra Rijal and Nabaraj Dahal are vying for the President post. Similarly, Mohan Lamasal, Tikaram Gurung, Ishwori Poudel and Keshav Pandey are competing for the post of senior vice president. Ganesh Neupane and Kami Rinji Sherpa are competing for the post of 1st vice-president, while Kul Bahadur Gurung and Krishna Hari Khatri are vying for the 2nd vice-president post.
Similarly, Anjan Thapa and Sagar Pandey are competing for the post of general secretary while Rajendra Spkota and Gopal Babu Shrestha are eyeing the post of treasurer. Likewise, Gupta Bahadur Adhikari, Ram Krishna Timilisina and Tilak Bahadur Thapa are vying for the joint-treasurer post.
Furba Gyalzen Sherpa, Tara Nath Lamichhane, Mukti Pandey, Bishnu Bahadur Kunwar, Ram Prasad Sapkota, Saroja Hamal, Lakpa Norbu Sherpa, Binod Sapkota, Anil Bhattarai, Gokul Sapkota, Pasang Tamang, Pasang Tendi Sherpa, Namaraj Gauli, Ang Pemba Sherpa, Rajendra Sapkota, Nilhari Bastola, Maghnad Timilsina and Dhan Prasad Gurung have registered candidacy for executive member.
The 35th AGM, which is being held in Kathmandu, will elect a 17-member committee. Immediate past president and president of TAAN Pokhara Chapter are the ex-officio members in the executive committee. The 23-member election committee of TAAN will take complete shape after the new committee nominates four members to the executive committee.
The candidates have until 4 pm on September 15 to withdraw their candidacy. The Election Committee will publish final list of candidates at 4:30 pm on the same day.