Sahara Basnet was crowned Miss Asia Pacific Nepal 2017 after placing fourth in the recently concluded Miss Nepal 2017 pageant.

Sahara Basnet is 22 years old and represented Lalitpur at the Miss Nepal 2017 finals. As Miss Asia Pacific Nepal 2017, she will compete at the recently revived Miss Asia-Pacific International pageant after its dormancy for 11 years.

Miss Asia Pacific International is a beauty pageant headquartered in Manila, Philippines and held in various locations in Asia and Oceania since 1968. It is the oldest such pageant in Asia. The current title holder is Tessa le Conge from the Netherlands and was crowned November of last year.

Miss Nepal 2017 Winners

Sahara Basnet (LEFT) is Miss Asia Pacific Nepal 2017 and photographed with the other winners of Miss Nepal 2017 pageant.

Photos Courtesy of Miss Nepal Organization