September 13 , 2017
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), organized felicitation program to newly elected executive members of Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA).
TAAN President Chandra Prashad Rijal welcomed NARA President Nim Bahadur Magar by offering bouquet and flower garland. He welcomed other office bearers and executive members by offering flower garlands.
President Rijal applauded and congratulated all the new executive members of NARA. He said “TAAN and NARA are the important stakeholders of Nepali tourism industry. As we have common problems, we need to forge common stance.” Rafting is one of the popular adventurous sports in Nepal which attracts both domestic as well as foreign tourist. So, different campaign like water resource cleanliness must be carried out to foster tourism industry of Nepal, he added.
NARA President Nim Bahadur Magar thanked TAAN for organizing such felicitation program in their honor. He focused on past and future activities that must go in sync with both the association.
TAAN General Secretary Karna Bahadur Lama hosted the program. Speaking at the program he highlighted the shrinkage of rafting business due to construction of dams and different disasters. TAAN and NARA should work together for the promotion and development of tourism industry, he added.
TAAN Internal Relation Coordinator Sarita Lama welcomed the newly elected committee with warm wishes. She focused for TAAN-NARA brotherhood relation since both working in the field of adventure tourism.