Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation America would like to thank the President of Queens Borough Honorable Melinda Katz for the invitation to celebrate the 73rd Anniversary of the India’s Independence Day on Tuesday, August 13th 2019.
We had a very fruitful conversation with the Community Leaders of South Asian Countries who were present in this historic event. Somnath Ghimire-President of GPKF-America, Subarna Lama-Vice President of GPKF-America, Prem Poudel-Central Member of GPKF-America, Santa Risal & Md. Rashed Phd.-Honorary Members of GPKF- America took part on this occasion. President of the Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation America Somnath Ghimire presented a victory gift, statue of Lord Gautam Buddha to the President of Queens Borough Honorable Melinda Katz for winning the primary election of Queens District Attorney.
Mr. Ghimire congratulated & wish her all the best in the days to come. Mr. Ghimire also met New York State Assembly Member David Weprin and briefed him about the GPK Foundation. Assembly Member Weprin assured his support for the Foundation’s activities. Malini Shah-Founder of Nritya Kala Kendra-USA & Community and Cultural Liaison for Council Member Paul Vallone and a friend of Nepal Jernail Singh-Member of community Board 9, Social Activist for Asian-American community were also there at the event.
We all promised to work together to build our communities better and united with our mission “Unity in Diversity”. We would also like to thank Dr. Mohamed Hack for his love and support to members of all communities.