Record holder climbers felicitated
November 1, 2021

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) today felicitated  two Nepali record holder climbers Ms. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita and Poornima Shrestha. 

NMA felicitated Sherpa and Shrestha with an appreciation letter on the occasion of its 48th birthday. NMA President Mr. Santa Bir Lama handed over the letter of appreciation to both the record holder climbers. 

Sherpa and Shrestha had become the 1st Nepali women to successfully conquer Mount Dhaulagiri. Sherpa and Shrestha had achieved this feat on October 2 of this year.

Both the climbers thanked NMA for the honour.

“My journey of climbing peaks started only after receiving NMA training. NMA has played an important role in my career”, Sherpa said, “I want to thank all the NMA family for this acknowledgment.”

“Raised in Kathmandu, climbing was out of our imagination”, Shrestha said, “However I dare it and I am very much thankful towards the NMA family for this honour.”

Chief Guest, Director General of DoT Mr. Taranath Adhikari, President of NMA Mr. Lama and General Secretary Mr. Kul Bahadur Gurung praised the achievement they secured.


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