Nepal minister urges Everest expeditions to continue

Posted: Apr 24, 2014 02:44 pm EDT

(Newsdesk/Press Release from Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation) Today a delegation headed by minister Bhim Prasad Acharya visited Everest Base Camp and met with Sherpas and climbers.

The minister urged all team leaders and members to continue expedition activities and fix ladder and rope. According to the ministry the "supporting climbers" also agreed to support expedition activities.

The minister further promised that if any expedition wanted to quit the permit would be extended for another 5 years. [End]

 

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Press Release from Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
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