KATHMANDU, March 19: Captain and skipper of Nepali national cricket team Paras Khadka has been conferred with the title of Youth Icon 2019.
He was honored with the title along with a cash prize of Rs 100,000 amidst a special program Kathmandu Youth Conclave 2019 held in the capital on Tuesday. 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 featured remarks by successful persons in different fields to guide student careers. 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 e-commerce 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 benefitted from the program centered on leadership, management and industrial skills.