Qatari Princess Thani climbs Mt Annapurna I « Khabarhub
Saturday, July 20th, 2024

Qatari Princess Thani climbs Mt Annapurna I

16 April 2023  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: A member of the royal family of Qatar, Sheikha Asma Al Thani, has successfully climbed the mountain Annapurna I.

She reached the summit of the 8,091 meters high Annapurna I at 4:00 pm on Saturday. Director of Elite Expedition, David Sherpa, shared that Thani climbed Annapurna with the help of a team of Sherpas led by mountaineer Nirmal Purja (Nims).

“Thani has become the first Qatari woman to climb Annapurna, the tenth-highest peak in the world”, he said.

The Annapurna I mountain is located in Annapurna rural municipality-4 of Myagdi.

Princess Al Thani had previously climbed Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Manaslu and K2.

A doctor by profession, Thani arrived in Myagdi on March 6 for the expedition to climb Annapurna I.

The climbing of the current year’s spring season started on Saturday morning in Annapurna I.

This year, 45 people have taken permission to climb Annapurna. Mt Annapurna is the tenth-highest mountain in the world. Maurice Hergoz from France had climbed Annapurna for the first time in 1950.

Publish Date : 16 April 2023 10:50 AM

New coalition formed with condition of excluding Maoist Center in upcoming elections: Ishwar Pokharel

KATHMANDU: Senior Vice Chairman of CPN-UML, Ishwar Pokharel, has revealed

Tourist arrival up in Chitwan National Park

CHITWAN: The number of tourists visiting Chitwan National Park increased

UML issues whip to support PM Oli’s vote of confidence

KATHMANDU: The ruling party, CPN-UML, has issued a whip to

Nepali Army in development activities: Opens 1,411 kms roads so far

KATHMANDY: The Nepali Army has opened 1,411 kilometres long track

Student protesters return to Bangladesh streets despite violent crackdown

KOLKATA, INDIA: Police and student activists in Bangladesh have been