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An Inspiring Personality: Mr. Karna Shakya


Karna Shakya is the founder of KGH Group, which is Nepal’s leading hotel chain with 7 eco-friendly hotels under its flagship. He is known as the father of tourism in Nepal as he has been given credit for putting Nepal on the tourist map. He has also been recognized as a pioneer who opened Thamel as a world tourist destination. In 1998, he started the first-ever tourism project “Visit Nepal Year 1998” which helped to make Nepal recognized as a tourist destination in the other parts of the world.

An inspiring autobiography by Karna ShakyaSoch is one of the most acclaimed novels in the field of Nepali literature. Written by a successful entrepreneur and a conservationist, Soch provides plenty of morals that can be laid as the foundation of a bright future and successful life for all humans.

An innovative entrepreneur, devoted conservationist, talented writer, and die-hard social worker, he has many identities to go by.