Mr. Hemant Upadhyay is the President of The Cultural House of Nepal that is a non-profit association based on the 1901 law in Paris, France.
This association aims to enable the Nepalese community to spread its different cultures throughout France, to make it live in our country and to pass it on to the generations born here.
The CMN was formalized in the summer of 2002.
Dr. Bala Ram Gautam
United States of America
Dr. Bala Ram Gautam is a former elected Mayor of Siddharthanagar Municipality and has worked in various important positions in Nepal. Siddharthanagar Municipality is the closest municipal town from Lumbini where Buddha was born. As a Mayor of Siddharthanagar, Dr. Gautam played very important role to convince the central government of Nepal to build the second international airport in Siddharthanagar due to its significant location. He also played vital role in establishing Lumbini Buddhist University in Lumbini.
He currently lives in Iowa, United States of America.
Gyan Bahadur Thapa ‘Bagale’
Gyan Bahadur Thapa well-known in Myanmar as ‘Bagale’ is the Vice-President of Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) of Mynamar. Mr. Bagale who is the fourth generation of Nepalese living in Myanmar is also a famous writer in both Burmese and Nepali language.
He is very popular among Nepalese community living in Myanmar for his social-work.
Ghan Shyam Kafle
Belgium – Entrepreneur
Address: Kuipersstrat 12, 8000 Brugge Belgium
(25 years in Europe)
Language: Nepali, Hindi, Dutch, English and German