Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Bahrain Prince Mohammed Hamad Mohammed Al Khalifa has successfully scaled Mt. Everest.
The Royal Bahrain team climbed reached the top of Mt. Everest on Tuesday morning at 6:40 local time, according to Mira Acharya, director DoT.
With this successful expedition the 16-member Royal Bahrain team becomes the first international team to conquer the new altitude (8848.86m) of Mt. Everest.
Also, they are the first Bahrainis to climb Mt. Everest, making a record.
The team had arrived in Nepal on 15 March 2021 for their mission, informed Mingma Sherpa, the MD of Seven Summit Treks.
The team had undergone rigorous training and climbed Lobuche peak and Manaslu Mountain in October 2020, as per the requirement to scale other mountains before heading for Mt. Everest.
The Climbing leader is Tashi Sherpa, the youngest (19 Years) to climb Everest without Oxygen and the expedition organizer is his company, the Seven Summit Treks.
The team was the first to receive the permit for the Climbing and had followed the required safty protocol for covid-19.
The team includes 13 Bahrainis of royal family and three British citizens, who are the members of the royal guard team.
The success has brought happiness amid the tensions of second phase of deadly covid-19 pandemic.