9th international Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) Day
Mt.Everest (8848 m) is the highest peak on the Earth. 9th international Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest ) day has been celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal on the 29th of the May. Mr. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hilary have summited the Mt. Everest on the 29th of the May in 1953. It has been 63 years since they reached on the top of the Mt. Everest 29th of the May is starting to celebrate as an international Mt. Everest day since 2008. This day is also known as a Tenzing-Hillary Everest marathon day.
More than four hundreds climbers have scaled successfully Mt.Everest this year and 5 foreigners and some Nepali climbers they have lost their life too. We would like to congratulate to all of them who climbed the Mt. Everest and who climbed the mountain but didn’t summit. Yesterday, the special program was organized in Kathmandu jointly by Nepal Mountaineering association, Ministry of tourism of Nepal and Nepal Tourism board on the occasion of the 9th international Mt. Everest day. Nine Sherpas, who risks their life to fixed the ropes (icefall doctors) on the Mt. Everest after the massive earthquake, were honored by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli. They got Rs 50,000 each along with certificate of the Mt. Everest appreciation by the Prime Minister.
Our heartily tribute to Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ones to reached on the top of the EVEREST.