World wrestling champion, social worker felicitated

Kathmandu, November 28

Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Krishna Devkota felicitated three-time world wrestling champion Frank Stabler and social worker Mathias Baumann from Germany for their support in building Himalayan Sherpa Hospital in Solukhmbu district.

Amidst a programme organised by Himalayan Sherpa Foundation, Devkota thanked the foreigners.

HSF chairman Phurba Gyalje Sherpa said, Stabler and Baumann have been supporting mountain communities. “They are here to generate fund for Himalayan Sherpa Hospital which is under construction in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality.”

Besides,  Baumann has played a major role in finding sponsors for Everest Sherpa Foundation, which was established in 2014 with objective of helping the children of deceased climbers of Nepal. “Till date 39 children have been able to attend school through the help extended by Sherpa Nepalhilfe in coordination with Everest Sherpa Foundation,” said Mingma Sherpa, founder vice-president of ESF.