Monday, 12 June 2017 13:46
Average rating
Image Himalayan Rescue Association elects new leadership

NepalTourNews --

Kathmandu: Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) has elected new executive committee under the leadership of Narendra Deo Bhatta.

Basant Hamal, Prithvi Shrestha and Shreeram Khatri have been elected  vice-chairman,general secretary and treasurer respectively.

Similarly, Bikram Neupane, Sitaram Sapkota ,Dambar Parajuli  ,Thukten Sherpa , , Parshuram Karki , Jagatman Lama and Ganesh Neupane are elected executive members in the new leadership of HRA.

Newly elected Chairman Narendra Bhatta is involved in the travel business since more than four decades .He is Managing Director of Heritage Travels and Tours at present.

Outgoing Chairman D.B.Koirala hoped that the new executive committee will move forward to strengthen rescue activities in the mountain regions of the country.

Himalayan Rescue Association, established in 1973 as a nonprofit non- governmental organization, has been operating medical aid-posts in Manang , Pheriche and Everest  Base Camp to provide better medical service and rescue assistance to the foreign trekkers and Nepali people .

HRA organizes a temporary health camp at Gosainkunda, a famous pilgrimage site situated at an altitude of 4380m, during Janaipurnima festival every year to help the people suffering from acute mountain sickness ,high altitude cerebral and pulmonary edema .


Hundreds of foreign medical doctors have contributed the HRA as volunteers in the last four decades and saved life of the people to from acute mountain sickness and other high altitude problems in the mountain region of Nepal.

June 12 , 2017

Published in News

More in this category

Taiwanese trekker rescued alive after 47 days

NepalTourNews -- Kathmandu: Taiwanese trekker Liang Sheng Yueh has been rescued alive near Tipling village in Nepal's Dhading district, 47 days after he and his girlfriend went missing. A high-altitude search and rescue team found 21 year old Liang ...

Nepal Airlines pilot Awale arrested with US$ 93,600

NepalTourNews -- Kathmandu: The Kathmandu District Court has remanded Nepal Airlines Corporation’s senior captain Subarna Awale in custody for 30 days. He was arrested with USD 93,600 in his hand luggage in the Tribhuvan International Airport on Apr...

Chengdu Municipality of China to help build peace premises

Kathmandu: Chengdu Municipality of China is to help in construction of a peace premises at Tinkune, Kathmandu. Spokesperson at the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Gyanendra Karki, said that the premises were going to be constructed at Tinkune with an o...

Himalaya Airlines expands wings to Doha

NepalTourNews --- Kathmandu: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China joint venture, has expanded its commercial flights to Doha, capital of Qatar. The Airlines successfully launched its inaugural scheduled flight to Doha on May 31 2016, with 158 passengers...

80,000 tourists visited Annapurna region in 2015

Mustang: The tourism related business in the round Annapurna trekking route, one of the best trekking destinations in the world, has suffered badly due to Gorkha Earthquake and India’s unofficial blockade. The trekking route that used to lure a larg...