15th National A.G.M. concluded joyfully

Members appreciated the advice given by Nalanda founder, Bro Tan.

On Sunday 25 March, Nalanda Buddhist Society members congregated at Nalanda Centre for the Society’s 15th Annual General Meeting.  There was a lot of rejoicing and appreciation for the hard work put in by the Board of Management, EXCO Members, education team, administrative staff, Society members and volunteers which brought Nalanda to a higher level of success in 2017.

Achariya-Abhivadana” – paying homage with gratitude to our teachers and spiritual guides – is a Nalanda tradition before every major event.

President Sis. Evelyn welcoming all members to the A.G.M.

Turnout for the A.G.M. was more than 70%.  President Sis. Evelyn opened the meeting by warmly welcoming everyone back to Sri Serdang.  This was followed by the customary speech by founder, Bro Tan.

Honorary Secretary Sis. Santi thereafter presented the Board of Management’s annual report to members; while Honorary Treasurer Sis. Mei Yee presented the financial report.  Members also heard updates from Bro.Tan on the progress of “K. Sri Dhammananda Centre” and “Wisdom Park” projects – both under construction concurrently.

Honorary Secretary Sis. Santi presenting the Board of Management’s Annual Report.

Nalandians acknowledging members of the Board of Management and thanking them for their hard work throughout the year.

Bro. Vincent Lee was called to present plans to celebrate Nalanda’s 15th anniversary this year.  He outlined three objectives for the celebrations, and enlisted members to help out in the year-long series of programmes.

The A.G.M. concluded joyfully with much expression of gratitude by members for another splendid and productive year at Nalanda.  We thank all benefactors, teachers, supporters and volunteers for making our community service possible!  Anumodana.

Nalandians also acknowledged the contributions of Wisdom Park Development Committee (WPDC) members.

Members unanimously approved and adopted all annual reports and recommendations by the Board of Management.