Under the aegis of Nepal Olympic Committee initiated by Sports for all Commission organized the closing ceremony of 8 days long celebration (16 June- 23 June 2018) with 74 sports in different areas. President of Nepal Olympic Committee/Member of Parliament Honorable Jeevan Ram Shrestha was the Chief Guest of the Closing Ceremony. Olympic Day is celebrated by 207 countries worldwide on this day June 23, 2018.
Honorable Shrestha hoisted the Nepalese flag and National Sports Council Member-Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista hoisted the flag of International Olympic Committee.
The Olympians of Nepal ran with the Olympic torch remembering the previous theme of Olympic Day Run. All the events in this 8 days long celebration were done keeping in mind the core value of Olympic which are excellence, respect and friendship.
The Closing ceremony was held in Nepal Army Sports and Physical Training Center, Rajdal Lagankhel where there were more than 2000 participants. All the NOC executive board members, Association members, Representatives from Armies, Police, and different Schools etc were also present.
Chief Guest Honorable Shrestha distributed Token of love to all the associations, schools, different organizations who took the initiative to celebrate this 8 days long program and thanked them as well. He added that Olympic Day is for everyone and we all must celebrate this wonderful day with joy as it represents the Modern Olympic movement.
In the program the National Army Band performed many National songs, different renowned artists performed songs and dances from schools, organizations were also performed. National Athletes from fencing games show cased a demo match to everyone present.