The much-awaited Golden
Jubilee celebrations of Mt. Makalu and Mt. Kangchenjunga will be celebrated
with a variety of activities on May 15 and 25 respectively. Preparations are
underway to observe the historic events.
In a press conference
organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on April 29, 2005, information
regarding the Golden Jubilee celebration programmes was disseminated. British
climber Mr. George Band, the first climber to climb Mt. Kangchenjunga 50 years
ago, shared his experience at the press conference. He responded questions
posed by journalists.
Acting Secretary of Ministry of
Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation(MoCTCA), Mr. Sushil JB Rana highlighted
the need of branding image of Nepal as mountainous country. Mr. Ang Tshering
Sherpa, President Nepal Mountaineering Association, Mr. Shankar Prasad Pandey,
Joint Secretary of MoCTCA and Mr. Tek Bahadur Dangi, CEO of NTB were present
on the programme.
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