KATHMANDU, Nepal-Journalists Association of Tourism (JAT) is going to organize the Mt. Everest Diamond Jubilee Marathon Competition. During a press conference held in Kathmandu JAT informed the competition to be held in May 28 in Kathmandu as a part of Mt. Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Media person occupying at the print and electronic media would take part at the competition to be organized under the theme ‘We media persons in heritage preservation campaign’. All together 100 male and female scribes would take part the events.
According to JAT, the winner would be honored with precious letter and cash. Winners of first, second and third would be bestowed with Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 respectively. The marathon which would be started from Basantapur Durbar Square would be concluded at the same point after passing through different belts of the city.
The government has announced to mark the year 2013 as Mt Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration year.