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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was established in 1973,  This  year 2013 is 40 years of the establishment of HRA. Therefore HRA organized a 40th anniversary  ceremony at Hotel Radisson Lazimpat, Kathmandu on 30th August 2013 (2070.5.14). Chief Guest, Rt. Honorable Chairman of the Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi, Honorable Minister Ram Kumar Shrestha, Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation, High -ranking officials from various diplomatic missions, High level Government officials, Chairmen of various tourism related Associations, Members of HRA, well wishers of HRA and Journalists  attended in the program.

Chairman of HRA Mr. Santa Subba welcomed all the guests.The Chief Guest, Rt. Honorable Chairman of the Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi inaugurated the program by lighting on Panas.At the same time Rt. Honorable Regmi unveils the 40th anniversary SOUVENIR magazine. Rt. Honorable Regmi provided the Plaque of Honor to the diplomatic missions in Nepal who generously provided financial and other support to HRA for humanitarian Cause as well as the Past Chairmen, individuals and doctors who contributed their invaluable service to HRA.

Plaque of Honor was awarded as mention below -

Embassies:

  1. Australian Embassy
  2. British Embassy
  3. Embassy of French Republic
  4. Embassy of USA

 

 

 

Past Presidents:

  1. Mr. Tek Chandra Pokharel
  2. Late Praja Pati Prasai
  3. Mr. Rudra Prasad Panta
  4. Mr. Bikram Neupane
  5. Late Ang Kaji Sherpa

Doctors:

  1. Dr. John Skow
  2. Dr. John Dickinson
  3. Dr. Peter Hacket
  4. Dr. David Shlim
  5. Dr. Buddha Basnyat
  6. Dr. Ken Zafren
  7. Dr. Luanne Freer
  8. Dr. Sandy Scott

Others

  1. Mr. Padam Ghale

Mr. J. B. Singh, Convenor of 40th Anniversary Ceremony, spoke about HRA and its future perspective.

Honorable Minister Ram Kumar Shrestha, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil 

Aviation appreciated all the work done by HRA over the last 40 years.

Program was addressed by Rt. Honorable Chairman of the Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi.

Vote of thanks by Vice-chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta.

Program was adjourned.

 

(News Prepared by Bhuwan Acharya)

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