Shrinkhala Khatiwada has been crowned Miss Nepal 2018 at the 23rd edition of the Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal pageant in Kathmandu on Wednesday evening.
A permanent resident of Hetauda, Khatiwada, 22, was crowned the winner by 2017’s title winner Nikita Chandak at a special ceremony held in Hotel Annapurna.
An architect by profession, Khatiwada will represent Nepal in the upcoming Miss World Pageant. After winning the title, Khatiwada posted a photo captioned with “Words are often inadequate to express my joy for your help. For sharing my dreams; for your invaluable help, support and patience, I say thank you all,”. On final question of Govinda Parajuli , a jury member,in the last round of the competition, “What three tasks need to be performed to make prosperous Nepal and happy Nepali?”, Khatiwada replied that developing and creating job opportunities would be the first task to make Nepal prosperous and make peoply happy. Secondly, she said investment on entrepreneurship and thirdly, she said we should love and care the nature we have. Lastly, she said we Nepali should define Nepal as not three crore population but three crore minds with creativity and innovation.