Bronze Statue of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay at Nepal Tourism Board
Sixty two years before on 29 May 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa conquered “The Mighty Everest” for the first time in the history. The glorious day is marked as “International Everest day”, which is celebrated every year with great just.
This year, the event was successfully conducted on the premises of “Nepal Tourism Board”,addressing the agenda of “Rebuilding Nepal’s Tourism Sector”. The event was followed by the peace rally which was the major highlights of the event.
Honorable Minister for Tourism,Culture and Civil Aviation Mr. Kirpashur Sherpa who was the Chief guest of the event delivered the speech regarding the Recovery Process of Nepalese Tourism. The event was also addressed by many tourism professionals, who shared their vision on how to recover “The Tourism in Nepal”.
During the event Captain Jason from New Zealand was honored for his heroic efforts he and his team put during the rescue mission, after Everest Avalanche 2014.