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Board of Directors (2017-2019)

Newly-Appointed Officers and Executive Board of the 2017-2019 Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Board of Directors

Short Profile

Blessie Gadon Dhakal

Mrs. Blessie migrated to Nepal eighteen years ago upon her marriage. She is married with the current member of the parliament Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, who has been serving 2 terms at the parliament of Nepal since 2008 till the present and also served as Cabinet Minister of the Government of Nepal in 2012-2013, 2015-16 respectively.

She graduated from the University of Zamboanga, Philippines with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting. She is the CEO and Founder President of the prominent NGOs called WFWP/UN ECOSOC Nepal chapter and Nepalese-Filipino Association in Nepal. She established a local company for more than a decade, which caters the Philippines products in Nepalese market such as Splash Corp. Products and Megasoft Hygienic Products, Inc. She was the former Senior Vice President of Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2015-2017).

This lady, has given birth to a six beautiful daughters and raising them in a diverse family environment. You may contact her any time in this email add: wfwpnepalcom@gmail.com

Shova Gyawali
Senior Vice President

A Nepali born from Lalitpur, took Master of Arts in Tribhuvan University. She is presently holding several important posts and associations in Nepal apart from being the newly appointed Vice President of Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

She is the Director of Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd., a Publication house of Nagarik Nepali Daily, Republica English Daily, Shukrabar Nepali Weekly, Pariwar monthly magazine and The New York Times in association with Republica. She is also the Director of Subharambha Holdings & Developers Pvt. Ltd, General Secretary of FWEAN, Life Member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Chairperson in People Welfare Media Concern Centre till date.


Salvacion Prado Shakya
Junior Vice President

Mrs. Salvacion was born and raised in Manila. Formerly, a trade union leader, she is the Project Director and Co-founder of Quest Volunteer Travels & Tours (P) Ltd. It is a volun-tourism company committed towards promoting and facilitating travel with purpose in Nepal.

Quest Volunteer Travels hosted thousands of International volunteer travellers’ and adventure seeker all over the world. She is re-appointed as Junior Vice President of Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Luzviminda Paluyo Thapa
Secretary General

Born and grew up in Kawit, Cavite, Philippines. Mrs. Luzviminda earned her degree in Foreign Service Major in International Trade at Lyceum of the Philippines University in Intramuros, Manila. She worked in the areas of Para Legal, Human Resource and Administrative in the Philippines for twelve years. Her dream to promote Philippine Education in Nepal was realized when she came to the country upon her marriage in 2009 and saw the increasing demands for quality education abroad.

She is currently the Managing Director of Merge International Nepal-Philippines Education Consultancy (P) Ltd. in Kathmandu. She is re-appointed as Secretary General of Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Michelle Uy Kharel
Joint Secretary

Mrs. Michelle studied Dental Medicine at Centro Escolar University in Philippines and proceeded to acquire higher education in Thailand where she graduated with Master’s Degree in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Mahidol University. This is where she met her now husband Dr. Aayush Kharel who was also studying in the same program. After working short term in Manila, she moved to Nepal upon their marriage 3 years ago. She is currently the Managing Director of Crown Dental and working with her husband to make sure they provide quality dentistry for their patients.

She also had training in Implant Dentistry at UCLA and has an avid interest in Esthetic Dentistry. Together with her husband they are continuously in pursuit of providing the profession’s leading dental care procedures while utilizing state of the art technology and equipment. She enjoys travelling, crafting and DIY projects and making sure she spends quality time with her daughter and creating great memories.

Darlene Enrile Bania

Mrs. Darlene is the Executive Director of Associated Enterprises. She promotes and specialises in importing wide range of products particularly highly graded generators, laboratory chemicals and equipments, scientific test tool, test and measurement equipments.

She is re-appointed as Treasurer of Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry.



Eva Nancy Thapa
Executive Member

Nancy holds a diploma in Reflexology and a graduate in Aromatherapy. She has vast knowledge in Aromatherapy, Massage, Reflexology and other modalities following years of experience in natural healing. She is a qualified massage therapist and has completed Sekhem Level 1 and Australian Bush Flower Essences Practitioners workshop Level 1 & 2 and recently graduated in Bowen Technique Therapy. Nancy is very passionate about her work as a Therapist. Her approach is absolutely Holistic and believes in working solely from her heart. She considers that helping her clients achieve a complete well-being is not just a matter of accomplishment but in fact a means that brings immense joy to her heart.

Apart from giving holistic treatments and therapy, Nancy also conducts aromatherapy, massage and reflexology workshops either individuals or corporate. Furthermore, she also provides personalized blends of natural products and essential oils for skin and body care. In addition, she provides vibrational remedies using Australian Bush Flower Essences for everyone, from adults, babies and children to even plants and pets.

Over 2 years ago she opened her own retail and manufacturing company with the vision of creating a health, beauty and well being products through Aromatherapy fusing local and global resources on natural raw materials, essential oils and plants with therapeutic/ healing properties. Her recent business addition is opening her spa venture “Spa eSSensuals” located at Baber Mahal Revisited. She is also working as a Spa Consultant with other organization. Nancy is married, a mother of 2 grown up children and currently residing in Lazimpat. She is also an member of some local and International charitable organization such as FCN (Filipino Community Nepal), AWON (Active Women of Nepal) and Rotary Club.

Marivic Alonzo Gurung
Executive Member



Mrs. Marivic is the Operator of MARY and IAN Traders - importer of beauty products from the Philippines.

She is re-appointed as Executive Board Member of Nepal Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Marivic is also an active member of Nepal- Filipino Association.



Kushan Pradhan
Executive Member

Kushan is a Nepalese by birth and Nepalese at heart. He is an MBA graduate from Philippine Christian University, Metro Manila, Philippine specializing in Finance. Having been interested in the business field right from an early age, he ventured into business after completing his studies and gaining two years of work experience at Soaltee Crown Plaza.
Currently, he is the Managing Director (Owner) of various companies that he has established – Technos Corporation Pvt. Ltd. and Technos Electronics Pvt. Ltd., which deals in manufacturing of Television and import of various IT related products. He is also the past Board Director of Century Commercial Bank Ltd. and President of Digital Color Lab Association and President of Kathmandu Mall Business Association. His passion is working and venturing into new business arena.

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  • Nepal-Philippines Chamber of Commerce Industry
    Address: Consulate of the Republic of the Philippines, VOITH Complex
    Anandanagar,Dhumbarahi,Ward No.4,Kathmandu,Nepal
    P.O. Box: 2640
    Telephone: +977 (1) 4008801-805
    Email:- npcciphilippines@gmail.com