12th Annual General Meeting of Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, Nepal and 6th National Convention of Nepalese community radios has been concluded at United World Trade Center, Kathmandu on 6th Jan 2017 with a motto “Community Radio for social transformation”. The convention was inaugurated by Honourable Minister Surendra Kumar Karki, Ministry of Information and Communication. He addressed the important role of community radios in social transformation. Likewise, secretary of CPN (UML), Yogesh Bhattarai praised the work of community radios in the implementation of constitution. Similarly, central member of Nepali congress, Min Bishwokarma and secretariat member of Maoist Maheshwor Dahal focused on the importance of community journalists and radios for the effective changes in society.
The convention and the meeting had approved the institutional performance report, financial report along with the audit report. The institutional performance report was presented to the meeting by General Secretary Mr. Govinda Devkota, likewise, financial report by Treasurer Mr. Subas Khatiwada and the later audit report was presented by Coordinator Mr. Tula Adhikari on behalf of Audit Committee.More than 275 community radios representative’s elected 28 member national executive committee, 11 member state committee of all seven provinces and 3 member national audit committe.