Nepali Society in S’pore conduct 5th AGM

SINGAPORE: The fifth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nepali Society Singapore has been concluded here on Sunday. Nepali Society Singapore is an organization of Nepalis currently living in Singapore in course of work and business.

The organization was established in 2008 aimed at fostering unity and cooperation among the Nepali community in Singapore for addressing different problems and promoting service and facility.

The Society currently has 70 members. Addressing the AGM, President of the Society, Kishor Dev Panta, said that they have collected Rs. 3.8 million in collaboration with the Non Resident Nepalese NRN Association here. He said the amount would be invested in different projects in Nepal.

Nepalis living here have developed their skills in hotel, restaurant, travel agency, garment and information technology and that should be utilised in Nepal, said Panta.

Vice-chairman Kiran Parajuli and Secretary Padam Thapa presented financial and annual report, respectively, in the AGM.

The AGM has decided to celebrate different Nepalese festivals and to publish the Nepali calendar. The AGM has further decided to extend its membership and to develop n, fraternity and mutual understanding among the Nepalis living here.

Former Chairman of the society Amar Chitrakar and entrepreneurs Bishwa Prakash Giri, Ajambar Basnet and Dan Bahadur Shahi put forth their views on the occasion.