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Vaidya elected Nepal business body president

April 13, 2011 - Kathmandu

Suraj Vaidya was elected the president of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) at its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday.

According to nepalnews, Vaidya represents Vaidya's Organisation of Industries and Trading House (VOITH) in FNCCI and was the senior vice president in the previous executive committee led by Kush Kumar Joshi.

Bhawani Rana, Pradipjung Pandey and Pashupati Murarka have been elected vice presidents. Rana and Murarka are from Vaidya panel, while Pandey is from Shrestha panel.

This is the first time in the five-decade long history of FNCCI that two separate panels are contested in the FNCCI leadership election.

In all, 102 candidates had filed their candidacy for various posts in the 61-member executive committee. Thirteen of them had been elected unanimously. Most of the elected candidates for various posts are from Vaidya panel.


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