On September the 18th 2012 Himalayan Climate Initiative organized a small reception to bid a warm farewell to Mrs. Sabine Monro and Mr Robert Monro ( Country Director , British Council)for successfully completing his tenure in Nepal and for his support towards the development of our country.
Many dignitaries from different sectors of the society attended the event. And entrepreneur Mr. Saurabh Jyoti from Jyoti Group of Companies represented the civil society and presented Mr. Monro with a token of appreciation.
On the occassion the Founder and CEO of HCI Mr. Prashant Singh shared his gratitude towards Mr. Monro for helping HCI in its endevours.
Dawa Steven Sherpa one of the board members of HCI said, “ I was firstly surprised at the fact that Mr. Monro had agreed to support us for GHT- CSCT , then it made me feel that Mr. Monro must have felt that we weretrust worthy people and since then I believe we had developed a wonderful friendship”.
Following this Mr. Monro said “I am very humbled by this gesture, and since I’ve always been keen on matters related to the environment, I thought it was a lovely concept of what Prashant and Dawa had come up with.”
The Chairperson of HCI Mr. Anil Chitrakar quoted Mr and Mrs Monro as angels for being so keen on supporting Nepal on its development ventures.