Kathmandu, March 22, 2019: During the Kathmandu youth Conclave 2019, Paras khadka, skipper of Nepali national cricket team was honored with a cash prize worth one hundred thousand as he was conferred the title of Youth Icon 2019.
Paras Khadka was felicitated for his contribution to Nepali sports and for inspiring youths to believe that one can be in Nepal and succeed.
The program was organized jointly by Universal College, New Summit College, Apollo International College, Kathmandu Model College and Himalaya College of Engineering. The program was held in association with Chaitanya Institute of Management and promoted by National Youth Council.
During the program, while presenting his speech he shared his own experience saying that dedication, teamwork, respect, perseverance, and honesty are the key to success.”It is not Paras Khadka to change Nepali cricket; there are an entire team, coaches and people who supported us at every ups and down. I’m only their voice,” he added.
The chief guest of the program, Hon’ble Yogesh Bhattarai, expressed that the future of Nepal is at the hands of the young talents. He added, “This program rightly confers the message to today’s youths that it is their responsibility too to build the nation.” He recommended that youths should work towards carrying the Nepalese legacy of peace, cooperation and tolerance to stand out in the global arena.
The program also featured remarks by Miss Nepal 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada on prosperity through tourism, IT Consultant to Prime Minister of Nepal Asgar Ali on future of ecommerce and IT, YouTuber Sisan Baniya on passion to profession, Director of Jyoti Group of Companies and Chairman of Syakar Trading Company Saurabh Jyoti on the business environment in Nepal and Sandip Chhetri on standing out in the mass. Alongside, the program also featured musical performances by different colleges, food stalls, game zones and other performances. Approximately three thousand students benefited from the program centered on leadership, management and industrial skills.