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NRNA establishes relief fund for flood victims

  • Urges all Nepalis across the globe to chip in their contribution
- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 13, 2017-

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has decided to establish a relief fund for flood victims. An emergency meeting of the NRNA on Sunday took the decision.

“Non-resident Nepalis are gravely saddened by the news of deaths and displacement of families due to floods triggered by the torrential monsoon rains in Nepal’s Tarai,” read a statement released by the NRNA on Sunday.

NRNA Chairman Sesh Ghale and his wife Jamuna Ghale has pledged to contribute Rs10 million for the relief fund through their MIT Foundation.

The organisation is preparing to distribute relief amount within a week after collecting Rs20 million in the fund.

“NRNA urges all the Nepalis scattered throughout the world to contribute to the relief fund as per their capabilities for helping our brothers and sisters in our motherland at this time of distress,” read the statement.

 

Published: 13-08-2017 17:29

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