Korean mountaineer honoured

KATHMANDU: Nepal Korea Cooperation Council on Monday felicitated Park Young Seok, who has climbed all of the world’s 14 mountains above 8,000 metres, for his gallantry in the capital. A South Korean citizen, Seok scaled Mt Everest in 1993. Nepali Congress leader and CA member Dhyan Gobinda Ranjit presented him a letter of appreciation, along with a Bhadgaunle cap. Expressing his love for Nepal, Seok said he wished to work on education and health sector of the country.