Nepali migrant social worker awarded in Japan
TOKYO - A Nepali migrant has been conferred the National Leadership Award in Japan.
A Japanese organization conferred the annual award for the first time to a Nepali for outstanding social works.
Jigyan Kumar Thapa, 37, was received the award in recognition of outstanding social contribution in Japan despite being a foreigner.
Thapa along with four other Nepali nationals was awarded amidst a ceremony held on Tuesday evening at Roppongi in Tokyo.