The 51 Annual General Meeting of the NATTA elected a new working committee for next term.
According to the vote count results made public this morning, Pandey edged his close contender Dipendra Kumar Sharma by only six votes.
Out of total 420 votes cast, Pandey secured 212 votes while Sharma got 206 votes.
Office-bearers elected in the new committee are Achyut Sharma Guragain (first vice-chairperson), Sangeeta Jirel (second vice-chairperson), Ramesh Thapa (general secretary), Sabita Bhattarai (secretary), Ram Prasad Shrestha (treasurer) and Surendra Bhattarai (co-treasurer).
Likewise, members elected in the committee are Sudarshan Nepal, Dewaki Gurung, Furi Gyaljeng Sherpa, Amrit Kumar Dhakal, Ramesh Poudel, Raju Dhakal, Inu Thapa and Geeta Dhakal, shared member of Election Committee Rajendra Prasad Sapkota.