KATHMANDU, Nepal–Nima Nuru Sherpa (center) of Cho-Oyu Trekking Agency announces his candidacy for the post of president for the upcoming elections of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) amid a programme in the capital Kathmandu on Saturday, February 15, 2014. NMA Election Commission has published the name list of voters for the election to be held on 21 and 22 Feb, 2014 at Nepal Academy Hall.
Founded in the year 1973, the national mountaineering association aims to promote the mountaineering activities in the Himalayan region, safeguard the interest and upgrade the professional and mountaineering skill of Nepalese mountaineers.
The NMA is the founder member of Union of Asian Alpine Association (UAAA) and also an active member of the Union of International Alpine Association (UIAA). Photo: National News Agency.