Bhutanese in IOWA to host ABA- 8th Convention


The 8th Annual Convention of Association of Bhutanese in America, ABA- USA is going be held in Des Moines, Iowa, July 25-26, 2015.
‘The Bhutanese in Des Moines, Iowa has decided to host 2015, convention’, ABA has said in the press statement sent to the Bhutan News Service.abalog_transparent

‘Community leaders and volunteers from various states including Canada are attending training cum workshop sessions on- suicide prevention and mental health, capacity building and Organizational Management; Project and Community Development methods’, states the statement.

‘One of the sessions of greater importance during this 8th Convention is going to be-sharing of successes, developments and activities from different city based Bhutanese communities. This forum discussion is intended to educate and build relationship between all the community organizations’, statement further reads.
The statement has stressed that the issue based interactive convention will also introduce new talented young local artists through cultural songs and dances. The organizing committee has  extended the open invitation to every fellow Bhutanese residing in U.S. and Canada.
Nabin Khadka [email protected]( 515-681-0511),
Kishor Pradhan at [email protected](724-602-6283)
and are mentioned as point of contact and for information.