January 14: Rajesh Kaji Shrestha has been re-elected the chairman of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC). The 67th annual general meeting of NCC elected a new executive committee headed by Shrestha.
The AGM elected Rajendra Malla as the senior vice president of NCC besides six other vice presidents. Kamlesh Kumar Agrawal has been elected vice president (commerce) while the AGM also elected other vice presidents Mahendra Man Shrestha (industry) and Deepak Kumar Malhotra (district, town). Other vice presidents include Ichha Raj Tamang, Naresh Shrestha and Bhaskar Raj Rajkarnikar (honorary).
NCC has changed its structure in line with the federal set-up adopted by the country. As per the new structure, NCC has elected one representative from each of the seven provinces. The provincial representatives include Parshuram Dahal (Province 1), Pankaj Jalal (Province 2), Krishna Man Shrestha (Province 3), Pramod Shrestha (Province 4), Bhim Lal Poudel (Province 5), Dipendra Kumar Khatri (Province 6), and Prakash Saud (Province 7).