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Siddhartha Bank recruits Prithu, Som Pal

Siddhartha Bank on Monday honoured the national cricket team that qualified for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 with cash rewards and recruited Prithu Baskota and Som Pal Kami as its employees. 


Siddhartha Bank Chief Executive Officer Surendra Bhandari handed over a cheque of Rs 500,000 to national team skipper Paras Khadka honouring the cricketers for their achievement, while each member of the team were  also provided with a VISA  Prepaid Card loaded  with Rs 25,000 or same amount equivalent to US dollars. 


The honoured cricketers also included Prithu and Som Pal who were not in the team for the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers but are in the squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers to be held in New Zealand from January 13 to February 1. 


Along with the cash honour, Prithu and Som Pal were also recruited by the bank for the next two years. The duo will receive a monthly paycheck of Rs 15,000 a month.


CEO Bhandari lauded the team’s achievement and said the bank was happy to fete a team that: “Probably have given Nepal a huge achievement in the global stage.


”Paras said: “I would like to thank Siddhartha Bank for employing two of our players. It’s a big gesture for us and hopefully this will get bigger and better with time.”

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