Lumbini-Kapilvastu Global Campaign, Belgium
1st General Assembly

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DATE AND TIME
date_range From : May 22, 2016 12:00 am

Location
place Ons Huis, Goudbloemstraat 28, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

Damodar Prasad Acharya has been elected unanimously as the chairman of the Lumbini-Kapilvastu Global Campaign (LKGC), Belgium.

The first general assembly of the LKGC, Belgium, elected Acharya as the chairman.

Established on December 1, 2009, the Campaign has been carrying out activities to spread message of peace and non-violence of Gautam Buddha. It has also spread factual and truthful information about Lumbini, Nepal, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha by making clear about the misinformation.

The first convention of the LKGC, Belgium, held in Belgian city, Luven, on May 22, also elected a 17-member executive committee and a 3-member advisory committee in the leadership of Acharya. The convention elected Anita Lama as the vice-chairperson, Nanda Raj Ghale as general secretary, Geert Catrysse as secretary and Baburam Sharma as the treasurer.

Similarly, elected members are Rajani Pradhan, Yuvaraj Gurung, Bernard Braem, Sita Sapkota, Kalpana Magar, Seema Subedi, Durga Bhattarai, Ram Chandra Subedi, Shriram Prasai, Saurav Karjit, Jogman Tamang and PD Sherpa. Janaki Gurung and Surendra Bhusal have been elected as advisors while Gangadhar Gautam, NRN Belgium chair, has been appointed as advisor.

The first convention of the LKGC, Belgium was inaugurated jointly by CPN-UML leader and MP, Bikash Lamsal and officiating Nepalese ambassador to Belgium, Ghanashyam Bhandari, by lighting traditional lamp, Panas, a press release of the LKGC read.