PM Oli lauds Nirmal Purja

Published On: October 31, 2019 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nirmal Purja for creating a new world record by scaling14 summits in just seven months.

PM Oli took to Twitter to thank Purja for proving the hard-working nature of Nepalis throughout the world through his feat. 

36-year-old Purja became the fastest climber to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains on Tuesday, scaling all the mountains in just seven months.

Purja scaled Mount Shishapangma at 8,027 meters (26,335 feet) in Tibet, six months and one week after he climbed his first in the campaign, Mount Annapurna I, kicking off his “Project Possible”.


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