A certificate distribution ceremony of a 3-Day Training Workshop on Mountain Security and First Aid was held at Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu on December 14, 2017. His Excellency Mr. Arnaud Champy, the Deputy Chief of the Mission, Acting Ambassador of Embassy of France in Kathmandu was the Chief Guest at the ceremony and Mr. Khum Bahadur Subedi, TAAN Senior Vice President was the Chairman of the ceremony.
A total of 32 trekking professionals participated in the training. The workshop has been supported by Embassy of France in Kathmandu – La France au Népal. The technical supporters are Alliance Française Kathmandu, Société Française de Médecine de Catastrophe (SFMC), Association Nationale des Instructeurs et Moniteurs de Secourisme (ANIMS) and Secours En Montagne France.
Mr. Yves Prunier (Chief Trainer), Ms. Sonia, Ms. Betty, Mr. Cedric, Mr. Christian Rey are the trainers from France whereas Mr. Franck Sommaro is the trainer from Italy.
TAAN General Secretary Ang Pemba Sherpa welcomed all the guest, trainers, journalist and trainees. He welcomed everyone in the 2nd edition of workshop of the year. He also showed his gratitude towards Ice Himalaya for their co-ordination to successfully complete the training which is very important to be safe during trekking and expedition. TAAN will be organizing these kinds of workshops and training in near future as well. He added.
Christian Rey, representing all trainers said that they are really glad to provide training to all participants which will help to tackle the uncertainties during their trekking.
Milan Regmi, a trainee thanked TAAN for providing them an opportunity to get the training which was one of the helpful and esteemed trainings of their life. “We got to learn many new things and assure to implement it in near future when required.” He added.
TAAN Senior Vice President, Khum Bahadur Subedi felicitated the trainers with kadas and certificate of appreciation for their valuable support and contribution. Similarly, TAAN First Vice President Jeeban Thapa Magar felicitated Ice Himalaya President Mr. Maurice Duchene with certificate of honor in recognition of his special contribution in the promotion of tourism in Nepal and also congratulates him on completing 100th Trekking in Nepal.
His Excellency Mr. Arnaud Champy congratulated TAAN for successfully completing 2nd edition of training. He said “there are lives threaten dangers in mountains so, this training will definitely make a difference if any incident occurs. Trekking professionals and their clients breathe between life and death during their trekking period. Hence, this training will be an asset to implement what they’ve learned during their training”.
Senior Vice President Mr. Subedi and General Secretary Mr. Pemba handed over the token of love and TAAN’s activity of the year to His Excellency Mr. Arnaud Champy. Similarly, TAAN CEO Mr. Mahat also provided him the certificate of honor for the 1st edition of the training.
Concluding the ceremony, Mr. Subedi thanked all the trainers, Embassy of France in Kathmandu – La France au Népal, Alliance Française Kathmandu, SFMC, ANIMS and Secours En Montagne France for their vital role to successfully complete the training. He also congratulated all the participants and assured them about the training being helpful in their trekking period.
Former TAAN General Secretary Karna Bahadur Lama also the Honory member of Ice Himalaya, Rajendra Bahadur Lama President of Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA) along with all executive members of TAAN were present at the program.
There was also a cake cutting ceremony for celebrating success of the training.