Kathmandu, 16 September. An expedition team comprising 18 persons including a member of the royal family of the Kingdom of Bahrain has landed at Tribhuwan International Airport of Nepal today to climb Mt Lobuche and Mt Manaslu.
They were brought to Kathmandu Airport by a special plane from Sheikh Isha Airways. Before flying from Bahrain to Kathmandu, they were seen off by the Nepalese Embassy in Bahrain.
Fifteen Bahrain nationals working in Royal Guard Defense Force and three Britishers has arrived this morning to Nepal.
The team has taken the two-month mountain expedition in Mt Lobuche and Mt Manaslu as a trial before climbing Mt Everest which has been on the plan for 2021.
The embassy said that the members participating in the mountaineering and the crew members have been in self-quarantine for the last 15 days. Their corona was then tested. Everyone has a negative result in the test. The team will follow the health standards set by the government while living in Nepal.
Nepali Ambassador to Bahrain, Padam Sundas, Deputy Chief of the Mission Aruna Ghising and Labour Attaché Damodar Dahal among others visited the team and offered best wishes for the expedition. On the occasion, Ambassador Sundas opined that the expedition would further strengthen the friendly relation between Nepal and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain’s Deputy Commander of the Royal Guard, Major General Hamad Khalifa Alnoeme and Commanding Officer of the Royal Guard Training School, Brigadier Saad Gharli Mubarak bade farewell to the team