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Nepal Army plans to collect 10 tonnes trash from the Everest region

सोमवार, चैत २६, २०८०

KATHMANDU : Nepali Army is to collect waste from Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and Mt Nuptse under the Clean Himalaya Campaign-2024 this year.

The national army plans to collect 10 tonnes of waste and as many as five dead bodies from the mountains, the Army informed the media in a news conference on Sunday.

It said trained army personnel will collect trash from the Base Camp up to the Fourth Camp on Mt Everest. Director of the Clean Himalaya Campaign, Brigadier General Sanjaya Deuja said that 12 trained army persons will be mobilized for this campaign. Of them, 10 will mobilize above the Base Camp while two will coordinate while staying in the Namche area.

Similarly, 18 Sherpas will be mobilized for facilitating in the waste collection, it is stated. The leader of the Campaign, Major Aditya Karki said the waste would be collected up to a height of 8,000 meters on Mt Everest.

The waste collection drive would commence from April 11 and will run for 50 days. The campaign will conclude on June 5, 2024 on the day of the World Environment Day.

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