Tourism Department honors Bahrain Prince Al-Khalifa & Royal Guards
Kathmandu, May 31. Department of Tourism has honored Bahrain Prince Sheikh Mohammed Hamad Mohammed Al-Khalifa including twelve Royal Guard with certificates. Rudra Singh Tamang, Director General of the Department of Tourism has honored Prince Khalifa with a certificate at a program held at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu on Monday.
Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa and royal guard were the first International team to climbed the new altitude (8848.86m) of Everest on May 11, 2021.
In a program, Director General Tamang said that the arrival of the Royal team to climb the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest, amidst the covid-19 pandemic would convey a positive message of Nepal’s tourism sector throughout the world.
Prince Khalifa said to DCnepal, ‘He was happy to receive a warm welcome from Nepal and Nepalese people.’ He says that receiving a certificate of the summit to Mt. Everest has given him more encouragement. He added I am proud to be honored by the country of the mountains.
Bahrain Prince Sheikh Mohammed Hamad Mohammed Al-Khalifa arrived in Kathmandu leading a 16-member climbing team from his country to scale Mt. Everest on March 15, 2021. The Bahraini Royal Guard team was formed three years ago, with a mission to reach the world’s highest peak, Sagarmatha.
The team, including Bahrain Prince, has earlier visited Nepal in September 2020. In the following month, on Oct 3, 2020 they Lobuche peak (6,619m) and on Oct 15 the team had successfully scaled Mt. Manaslu (8,156m) the world’s eighth highest in preparation to summit Mt. Everest. The team will be returning to their home country on Tuesday.
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