Kathmandu – Human values for peace and prosperity (HVPP), an NGO in Kathmandu has honoured National team’s head coach Pubudu Dassanayake with “1st HVPP Human Values Award” amidst a function at Mitrapark, Chabahil on Monday, 16th March.
Dassanayeke, 44, took his role coaching role for Nepal Cricket from September, 2011 and still working hard till date and is one of the most influential part of Nepali Cricket.
HVPP honoured him exactly on the same day when Nepal played its first ever ICC World Twenty20 match in 2014. Skipper Paras Khadka, Cricketers Binod Das, Prithu Baskota, Sharad Vesawkar, Banker Anil Shah and Hon’ble Minister for Youth and Sports – Purusottam Paudel were present in the programme.
“It is our upmost honor to felicitate a person who has sacrificed an easy life in his home and with family for the sake of giving Nepali cricket greater heights”, Bhawesh Khanal, the president of HVPP said.
“The international success of Nepali cricket has given a reason to the Nepalese, to unite amidst all the differences and Dassanayake has been one of the key roles in the team’s achievements. Hence, HVPP takes this honor of felicitating Mr. Pubudu Dassanayake for his contribution to Nepali cricket which has played a significant role in uniting Nepalese.”, he further added.