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Preparation complete for NRNA-North America Regional Conference in New Jersey

NEW YORK: The 9th regional conference of the International Coordination Council of Non-Resident Nepali Association is taking place in New Jersey of the United States of America. The conference is going to be organized on August 27-28 with the slogan ‘NRNA Vision 20 and Beyond’. The venue for the regional conference is Hilton Hotel in the Garden State of New Jersey.

Convener of the 9th NRNA Regional Conference & RC Americas Sonam Lama informed about completion of the preparation at a press conference organized at a Nepali Restaurant in Jackson Height in New York on Sunday.
Lama said the United States NRNA committee got the opportunity to host the Regional Conference of NRNA- the International Coordination Council. He called upon all concerned to make the conference a grand success.
Senior Vice President of NRNA America Krishna Pokharel and General Secretary Tilak Shrestha responded to the queries floored by the journalists.
The convener said that owing to the changed political scenario in Nepal and uncertainty over the Foreign Ministry portfolio, Foreign Minister’s presence is uncertain. But the convener reaffirmed that Former Speaker Subash Nembang is definitely coming.

The press conference was told that correspondence is going on with US Congressman and senators for the official representation of the US government at the New Jersey conference. Registration fee has been fixed at 200$ for the participants coming from outside America while it is 10$ for the ones coming from within the US while for the participating journalists and reporters the registration fee has been fxed at 50$. A 14-member organizing committee under the leadership of NRNA Regional Coordinator – Americas Mr. Sonam Lama and other 20 sub committees are working for the past two months to make the success of the conference.

The general practice is that NRNA holds its global conference in Nepal and the regional conference outside Nepal. Earlier the regional conference was held in Japan. Representatives from 73 NRNA across the globe are expected to take part in the conference. Such conference provides opportunity to NRNs and concerned authority of Nepal government and representatives of local government of particular region to come together and discuss the issues and challenges faced by Nepalese and find resolutions. The conference is a platform to promote Nepal, its culture, tradition and tourism in the international level.

Published Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 | 12:33 AM

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