Another literature expert from Nepal rose to fame for his outstanding contribution to Nepal Literature.
Nepali writer and journalist Aswini Koirala received a rare honor at the International Nepali Haiku Convention 2018, a joint program by World Haiku Organization, International Nepali Literary Society and Japan Chapter in Nepali Embassy, held recently.
Koirala was recognized for his effective contribution to Nepali literature and journalism over the period.
On the occasion, Japanese writer and the Director of World Haiku Association Ban Ya Natuishi honored Koirala with a certificate and cash reward.
The event attended by renowned literary experts of Japan also saw the release of Koirala’s new book ‘Parijat’, a collection of Nepali haiku poems. Koirala is known for his best-seller Nepali novels: Premalaya and Zuckerberg Café.
“I have been a great admirer of Aswini’s writings. I am really glad that he has entered into Haiku writing, which originated from Japan. A program like this is very vital in building strong cultural ties between Nepal and Japan,” Krishna Chandra Aryal, First Secretary of Nepali Embassy in Japan, said in an official release.
The event is being looked at as an opportunity to further Nepal-Japan cultural ties.