Nepal-Ireland Day observed

KATHMANDU: The NRNA Nepal and Nepal Ireland Society with the support of the Embassy of Nepal, UK jointly organised the ‘Nepal-Ireland Day’ at Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

This year marks the 12th year anniversary of the event having first been organised in 2013.

Around 5, 000 people from across the globe including local Irish people took part in the event.

There were four main activities in the event: Nepalese Cultural Programme, Photo Exhibition (Visit Nepal Photos), Handicraft Stalls and Nepal Talk Programme.

Chief Guest Deputy Sean Crowe, TD (Convenor for Nepal Ireland Parliamentary Friendship Group), Councillor Feljin Josh, Senator Fintan Warfield, Mayor of Carlow County Council – Fintan Phelan, Councillor Supriya Singh, Councillor Ammar Ali, Supriya Singh and Ngawa Ngima Sherpa attended the opening ceremony.

The “Nepal Talk Programme” was hosted by the General Secretary of NRNA Ireland, Chandra (Kaji) Ghale.

The purpose of the talk show was to invite Irish guest speakers and let them share their experiences of visiting Nepal.  All guest speakers had already visited Nepal.

Special guest speaker from Nepal Ngawa Ngima Sherpa, who was invited by the organising committee, did the presentation about visiting Nepal.

This was the first time any mountaineering expert from Nepal had come to deliver a speech on the event.

Other guest speakers for the “Nepal Talk Program” included Paul Doherty (Former Oxfam Ireland Charity Organisation), who was in Nepal in 1990 doing charity works in Surkhet, Nepal.

 

 

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