Kumar Pant elected global president for NRNA
KATHMANDU: Kumar Pant, Germany based Nepali entrepreneur has been elected global president for Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).
The elections held in the course of the 9th NRNA Global Conference in the capital concluded today. However, the final results are yet to be announced.
According to the organisation's election commission, the majority of the elected members including Pant belong to the left-wing.
Pant, who had been the global vice-president for the NRNA for the past two years had competed against Kul Prasad Acharya to become the global president.
Meanwhile, Hikmat Thapa, Dr Badri KC, Arjun Kumar Shrestha, Man KC, Sonam Lama have been elected the vice-presidents while Rabina Thapa has been elected as woman vice- president.
Similarly, Dr Hemraj Sharma has been elected as the general secretary, Govindaraj Joshi as secretary, Mahesh Shrestha as treasurer and Lok Dahal as joint treasurer.
It has been estimated that as many as 2,500 voters took part in the election.