The Embassy of Pakistan has felicitated the winners of National Level Essay Writing and Speech Competitions amid a large number of participants, including the Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Sunuwar (Bishwakarma), at a ceremony in Kathmandu.
The winners of the 8th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Essay Writing Competition and 4th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Speech Competition Nepal were honored at a symposium organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Nepal on Tuesday. Miss. Awekshya Dangol (XI Science) from Xavier Academy, who showed her excellent essay writing skill on ‘Silk Route: Past, Present and Future’, embraced the first position where as Surendra Thing and Robin Sah secured second and third position respectively. Furthermore, Kanchan Paudel (XII Management) from Xavier Academy bagged the third position in the speech competition.
The Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Sunuwar (Bishwakarma) presented cash prizes, medals and certificates to the phenomenally outstanding students of the competitions at a special function organized in the Capital on Tuesday.
The winners were felicitated with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals along with certificates and cash prizes of Nrs. 50000.00, 40000.00, and 35000.00 respectively. The other ten outstanding students were also presented a cash prize of Nrs. 5000.00 each.
Similarly, Prasamsha Ghimire, Govinda Raj Joshi, and Kanchan Poudel secured first, second, and third positions respectively in the speech competition on ‘Inclusive Rather than Exclusive Approach holds the Key to Success’. The winners were honored with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals along with certificates and cash prizes of Nrs. 50000.00, 40000.00 and 35000.00 respectively. A consolation prize winner, Ashish Dahal was awarded a medal and a certificate along with a cash prize of Nrs. 25000.00. In order to encourage all participants for their exposure in inter-school competitions, other 12 best contestants were awarded a cash prize of Nrs. 5000.00 each.
According to the Embassy of Pakistan in Nepal, as many as 1000 Nepalese students from ten-plus-two level to university level had participated in both the essay writing and speech competitions.
The Embassy has been conducting such competitions with an aim at exposing latent skills of Nepalese youths, developing their careers so that they could utilize them for nation building, and at strengthening bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Nepal.