Govt waives climbing permit fees for Nepali Army team
KATHMANDU, March 04:The government has exempted the mountain climbing duty for the Nepali army who are going to climb for the purpose of cleaning the mountains. The team heading to the Everest, Lhotse, Barun, and Annapurna summits no longer has to perform the salute as part of the clean mountains Campaign 2023, which is being handled by the Nepali Army.
According to Suresh Adhikari, secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, a total of 32 members of the Nepali Army have been exempted from the duty. 13 people will climb Everest and Lhotse, nine will ascend Barunche, and ten will ascend Annapurna. A team is being sent under the leadership of Chief Soldier Kishore Adhikari, Soldier Samir Bahadur Basnet in Barunche, and Bhim Bahadur Bhujel.