A total of 44 pictures taken by Nepali participants in various MASHAV training courses at different locations in Israel over the course of many years (some dating from the 1970s), were showcased in the exhibition.

 Shalom photo exhibition in Kathmandu

 

Copyright: Embassy of Israel, Kathmandu

(Embassy of Israel, Kathmandu)

Photos are an amazing source of re-living the past and remembering happy moments. To remind everyone of good times and give the families and the general public in Nepal a glimpse of experiences in Israel, the Embassy of Israel along with Shalom Club Nepal organized ‘Shalom Photo Exhibition’ which opened on February 8, 2014 at Café Des Arts, Thamel.
 
A total of 44 pictures taken by Nepali participants in various MASHAV training courses at different locations in Israel over the course of many years (some dating from the 1970s), were showcased in the exhibition.

 Shalom photo exhibition in Kathmandu

Inaugurating the exhibition, H.E. Mr. Hanan Goder, Ambassador of Israel to Nepal said, "This cooperation between Nepal and Israel has lasted for more than five decades. I am proud to be a part of this program that brings our two nations together."
 
Dr. Rabindra Kumar Shakya, Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission and Shalom Club President was the chief guest of the program. Dr. Buland Thapa, Director of Bir Hospital and the four winners of the photo exhibition shared their feelings about the program and also shared their MASHAV experience in Israel.
 
The exhibition remain on display at Café Des Arts for the general viewing by the public until February 22, 2014.

 Shalom photo exhibition in Kathmandu

Shalom Club is a non-governmental, non-profitable organization. All participants who go to Israel for a MASHAV training course automatically become members of Shalom Club. Since its establishment in 1960s, Nepal alone numbers more than 7000 members. Shalom Club partners with the Israeli Embassy in Nepal to carry out various environmental and voluntary works.

The Embassy of Israel jointly with Sana Kisan Bikas Bank Ltd. in cooperation with Swachchhanda Small Farmer’s Agricultural Cooperatives Ltd distributed 500 Persimmon fruit trees at a community in Chitlang VDC, Makwanpur, on 12 February 2014. Around 200 families benefitted from the distribution of trees.

 Shalom photo exhibition in Kathmandu

  Persimmon plant distribution, Nepal