World’s highest peak promotes in Tokyo tower
KATHMANDU, Nepal-The first Everest Fair kicked off in Tokyo tower from Saturday. Various delegates from Japan and Nepal took part at the two days event, jointly organized by Nepali Embassy in Tokyo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan, Nepal Tourism Board and Non-Resident Nepalese Association Japan Chapter as a part of diamond jubilee of the first human ascent on Peak.
Minister of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Ram Kumar Shrestha, oldest person ever to scale the peak Yuichiro Miura and Nepalese envoy to Japan Dr. Madhan Kumar Bhattarai jointly inaugurated the fair amidst a big fanfare in Tokyo tower. Various renowned mountaineering personality including first Japanese women to scale the Everest Junko Tabei took part the programme, according Nepal Tourism Board.
On the occasion, Minister Shrestha requested concerned all to spread the message of lord Buddha and Everest across the world asking to support the Nepal government’s attempts to mitigate the negative impact of environment on Everest. During the programme, veteran mountaineer Miura recalled recent Everest ascent and praised Nepalis especially Sherpas for their huge contribution to mountaineering sectors in Nepal.