Member of Bahraini royal family in Nepal today for expedition

Picture source: Mingma Sherpa

KATHMANDU: A team of 18 climbers from the Kingdom of Bahrain, including a member of the royal family, has arrived in Nepal today for an expedition of Mt Lobuche and Mt Manaslu.

The expedition, which was coordinated in Bahrain by Prince Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, will be led by Prince Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa.

The team comprising three British nationals reached Nepal on a special flight from Sheikh Isha Airbase. The team will be staying in Nepal for two months and has planned an expedition to Mt Lobuche and Mt Manaslu as a prelude to climbing the world’s highest peak Mount Everest in 2021.

The Cabinet meeting held on August 30 had decided to allow the team to come to Nepal for the expedition. Nepali trekking agency, Seven Summit Treks, will be managing the high-profile military expedition in the autumn season.

The Bahraini nationals in the team include Ebrahim Mohamed Abdulla Ebrahim Mohamed, Mohamed Ali Jasim Ahmed Alboainain, Arafat Hamood Naji Ghurbah, Ebrahim Khalil Ebrahim Zayed Mohamed Aljazzaf, Ahmed Said Ahmed Isa Alkabbi, Arif Feroz Shah Murad Qalunder Ghulam, Mohamed Adul Rahman Yusuf Alkawari, Khaled Ali Hasan Ebrahim Hasan Aldossery, Abdulaziz Rafea Abbar Khalaf Alabed, Khaled Sultan Mohamed Abdulla Alsheerwai, Murad Mohamed Yusuf Abdul Sayed, Ebrahim Ali Salem Jaber, Saud Hamad Mubarak Hamad Eid, and Mohamed Isa Abdulla Yusuf Alqais.

Starting from today, the expedition team will be staying in quarantine for six days.

Fiscal Nepal |
Wednesday September 16, 2020, 05:18:57 PM |

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