As the countdown for the finale of Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2017—the most prestigious beauty pageant in the country—begins, Fursad Nepal gives you a glimpse of the 19 contestants who are ready to stake their claim to the coveted crown.
Name: Dristi Katwal
I am most passionate about… My profession—nursing. It helps me save lives and work towards the welfare of various communities.
10 years from now, I want to be… Working as a community nurse and a leading advocate for the better health system across Nepal.
The most important thing in life is… A positive outlook.
If there is one animal that represents me it would be…An eagle. Even though it flies very high, it is always focused on its prey on the ground, just like how I’m always focused on my dreams.
Name: Sahara Basnet
Some people who inspire me are…Those who are willing to risk it all to make a true difference in other people’s lives. Anuradha Koirala and Pushpa Basnet are my true sources of inspiration.
If money was not an issue, I would… Focus all my energy in trying to solve challenging issues in the country.
10 years from now, I want to do… I see myself engaged in the financial market, and making impact at grassroots level through my initiative ‘Asha’ that advocates women’s literacy.
The most important thing in life is…To see beyond the materialistic world and realize that our purpose in life is to spread warmth and love.