Madanjeet Singh Foundation Principal Trustee, Trustees along with South Asia Foundation Chairperson and Directors during SAF Bhutan's Alumni Network Meeting held on 6th December 2022 at Terma Linca Resort & Spa, Thimphu Bhutan from 6.00 PM to 8.00 PM.
Welcome by SAF Alumni Network Coordinator.
The Coordinator of Bhutan SAF Alumni Network, Mr. Sonam Tobgay welcomed the participants and expressed gratitude to Madam France for organizing the gathering of the 19 students. He also thanked the MSF and in particular late HE Ambassador Madanjeet Singh for giving the opportunities to undergo scholarship programs in the SARRC region. He also mentioned that the scholarship beneficiaries are in a better position in the world of work and are serving in various capacities in the government, corporate and private sectors.
1st Row Right to Left: Mr. Lobzang Zangpo; Ms. Pem Lham; Mr. Ugyen Wangchuk; Ms. Ashika Rai; Mr. Sunil Binjola
2nd Row Right to Left Ms. Tashi Pelden; Ms. Warefta-E-Murshed; Dr. Nishcal Nath Pandey; Mrs. Khushi Kabir; Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar; Mme. France Marquet; Mr. Dasho Ugyen Tsechup Dorji; Dr. Farooq Sobhan; Mr. Dorji Khandu; Mr. Nima;
3rd Row Left to Right Mr. Manuel Tripura; Mr. Aswin Ks; Dr. Bhagat Subera; Ms. Phuntsho Choden; Ms. Karma Yangzom Dorji; Ms. Choki Zam; Ms. Kunzang Wangmo; Mr. Rabilal Dhakal; Mr. Deepak Upreti; Mr. Umesh Dhakal; Mr. Sonam Tobgay; Mr. Deepak Acharya
Key Note address by Madam France, Principal Trustee, MSF
Madam France, who is also the Principal Trustee of the MSF thanked the Alumni for making it to the meeting. She explained the dreams of the founding father and urged all Almuni members to play a proactive role in furthering vision of the foundation and also said that it is time to ask each one to payback in kind. She urged the participants to come up with programs and activities and advocate to the relevant stakeholders on the significance of the establishment of the MSF and also think of sustaining in their receptive countries. She also informed the gathering that the centenary celebration of the founding father is going to take place in Nepal on 16 April 2024. She expected that each chapter would come up with new ideas and programs for the celebration and that each chapter would be represented by 25 Alumni who are active in their respective SAF chapters.
Madam France Marquet, Principal Trustee, MSF addressing the SAF Bhutan Alumni
Left to Right: Ms. Kunzang Wangmo; Mr. Nima; Madam France Marquet
The open discussion forum was mainly focused on the way-forward in sustaining the Foundation.
The alumni members submitted the following programs and activities towards promoting the vision of MSF:
Ms. Karma Yangzom Dorji SAF Alumna addressing the gethering
Left to Right: Mr. Umesh Dhakal; Mr. Deepal Upreti; Mr. Rabilal Dhakal; Ms. Tashi Pelden; Mr. Ugyen Wangchuk
Left to Right: Mr. Sunil Binjola; Ms. Pem Lham; Mr. Lobzang Zangpo
Top Left to Right: Ms.Deki wangmo, Mr.victor Gurung, Mr. Kinley Tshering, Ms.kushruk Kabir, Lyonpon Dechen Wangmo, Ms Thanushka Christina, Dasho Sonam Wangchuk, Madam France, Lyonpo Tandi Dorji, Mr.Farooq Sobhan, Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup, Mr.Mani Shankar Ayair, Mr.Nischal nath pandey, Lam kezang.
Bottom Right to Left: Lyonpo loknath, Ms. Pema Deki, Mr. Sunil, Mr.Bhagat Suberi, Dasho Dorji Khandu, Dasho Ugen Tsechup, Mr. Nima Gyeltshen, Mr.Rikesh, Mr Ugyen Choeda.
Left to Right: Madame France Marquet; Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar; Mr. Dorji Khandu