Kumar Panta has been elected the President of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) in the election held in course of the 9th NRN Global Conference and NRNA International General Assembly.
According to the election committee, most of the candidates are elected from the progressive panel.
However, the final results of the election have not yet been made public. Kul Prasad Acharya is the closest contender of Panta. Similarly, Hikmat Thapa, Dr Badri KC, Arjun Kumar Shrestha, Mana KC, and Sonam Lama have been elected the vice-presidents while Rabina Thapa is elected the woman vice- president.
Similarly, Dr Hemraj Sharma has been elected as the general secretary, Govindaraj Joshi (secretary), Mahesh Shrestha as treasurer and Lok Dahal as joint treasurer. There were about 2,500 voters.
Pant will lead the association for the next two years.