Mr. Dick Van Der Wateren the Vice President of "Nepal Tibet Philatelic Study Circle" visited Nepal Philatelic Society, Kathmandu, new office on 1st February 2004. He was touring Nepal for a week.
The President of Nepal Philatelic Society Mr. Kedar Pradhan had given a luncheon in his honor at Marcopolo Business Hotel on 1st February. About 20 active member of NPS were present there. After short note on the promotional philatelic activities in Nepal, Dick gave a generous donation of Euro 200 to NPS.
Similarly, a Dinner was hosted in his honor on 31st of January 2004 by Mr. Sagar M. Shrestha the coordinator for the "Friends of Nepal Tibet Study Circle". Many renowned philatelists of Kathmandu were present on this occasion. After having exchanged provoking thoughts and ideas on Nepal Philately, Dick left Kathmandu on 3rd Feb. at 8pm local time.