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LWF Nepal celebrate its 25th anniversary

Published on Aug 31 2009 // Main News
Participants in the anniversary program

Participants in the anniversary program

Damak, August 31: Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Nepal celebrated its 25th anniversary amidst a program organized here today.

The chief of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Jhapa-based office, Rianawati Rianawati, handed over letters of appreciation to various service providers on behalf of the LWF.

Those felicitated included the LWF service providers who have worked for general cause for more than 10 years.

Considering the LWF Nepal as an implementing partner of the UNHCR, she said that the UNHCR has appreciated the efforts of LWF in rendering various services to people.

T.B.Gurung, camp secretary of Beldangi-I camp, urged the concerned authority to expedite the registration process of those exiled Bhutanese who were absent during 2007 official census.

Meanwhile, Indra Timshina, the coordinator of Children Forum submitted a written plead to the LWF for continuously supporting children-targeted programs in camps.

Representatives of AMDA-Nepal, Caritas Nepal, camp management committee and Refugee Coordination Unit among others attended the program chaired by the chief of LWF, Jhapa.

Established in 1994, LWF Nepal is a country program of World Lutheran Federation and has been assisting the exiled Bhutanese in camps with their shelter materials.

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