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5th Annual General Assembly Concluded in Democratic Manner

Pravasi Nepali Coordination Committee held 5th General Assembly on 5th Sept in Union Kathmandu in presence of Govt. officials, civil society organizations, media persons. The objective of the program was to share organizational achievements and to elect/nominate leadership in PNCC Executive Committee for next 2 years. Welcoming the guests and participants in the program, the Secretary General of PNCC, Som Prasad Lamichhane briefly explained the objectives of program. Following him, a presentation was made that incorporated the key activities and achievements of PNCC in the recent past. Shortly afterwards, addressing the inaugural session, Govt. Under-secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tirtha Raj Wagle applauded the efforts made by PNCC for rescue and repatriation of the migrant workers. He wished the same spirit to continue in days to come. Similarly, Mr. Parsuram Pokhrel, Officer, District Administration Office, also praised the work done by PNCC and focused on the need of providing technical training to the aspirant migrants in large scale. Likewise, Bishnu Khatri, Member of PNCC Advisory Committee said PNCC has come a long way working at the frontline for the migrant workers and I hope PNCC will be able to continue its support service in more comprehensive and consolidated way in days to come. Basant Kumar Karki, representative from SaMi/HELVETAS reiterated that during our collaboration with PNCC since 2012, we have found PNCC as one of the leading organization genuinely working for Nepali migrant workers.

Lastly, Siddhi Chandra Baral, Chairperson, National Network for Safe Migration (NNSM) said at the backdrop of increasing problems and tensions in foreign employment process, more focused and result oriented dialogue has to be organized under the initiation of Govt. At the end of the inaugural session, Mr. Kul Prasad Karki, PNCC Chairperson, committed to keep in mind the suggestions provided by speakers while planning organizational activities. He also thanked for their continuous support and commitment.


Nomination of Executive Members:

Initiating the closed session, SG presented organizational report of the past activities, achievements and also future plan as well as per the PNCC Strategic Document. The plans proposed in the Strategic Document, were unanimously endorsed by the assembly. Then the Financial Report of the organization was presented by PNCC Treasurer, Devi Prasad Khatri. The issues in both presentations were discussed minutely and passed by the assembly unanimously.

As usual, after discussion among the members in conducive atmosphere, the leadership in Executive Committee for next 2 years was nominated on mutual understanding. Right after the nomination of leadership in Executive Committee, the PNCC 2 founding members, Taranath Bhandari and Bharat Ghimire administered the oath of office to all the nominated members in committee. The nominated leadership committed to put their ultimate efforts to glorify the name of organization working as per the vision and mission of organization.