Dallas, USA: Nepal America Journalists Association (NEJA) has started preparation to hold its general assembly. NEJA is organizing its 8th general assembly in Houston, Texas, USA on 20 and 21 May.
NEJA organized an interaction program with USA-based Nepali journalists on Sunday focusing on the issues and problems of Nepali communities and priorities of the media sector.
Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) USA vice chair duo Suman Thapa and Bikas Upreti and USA subregional coordinator Ram Kumar Subedi extended their wishes for the success of the general assembly.
Member of Euless City Council Tika Paudel, NRNA Texas chapter president Sophin Thapa, Nepali Society Texas general secretary Sandesh Upreti, social activist Prabhat Dixit, former chair of Nepali Cultural and Spiritual Center Suresh Chandra Pokharel, Reporters’ Club, USA chair Kishan Regmi, Ram Hari Adhikari and other delegated also expressed their views during the interaction program.
Journalists Ram Chandra Bhatta, Prashan Elung Rai, and social activists Shankesh Subedi, Madhur Kharel, and Amit Sharma have also highlighted the issues of Nepali communities in the USA and the role of media.
Bikas Raj Neupane, president of NEJA shared the organization’s activities while general secretary Suraj Bhandari presented the future course of the organization.
General assembly organizing committee coordinator Sujan Pandit, regional coordinator Gokul Shrestha, advising member Tara Baral, and advisor Sanjay Ghimire also stressed the need for coordinated efforts among Nepali diaspora communities to generate strength and unity.
In the program, Shailesh Raj Acharya, Bitu KC Baral, Baburam Dahal, Anil Adhikari, Pratima Banskota, and other members also discussed various issues on the interaction theme.