Indian Navy team to climb Mount Everest
KATHMANDU: A team of the Indian Navy is going to set out an expedition tomorrow to scale the Mount Everest.
Speaking at a press conference held at the Embassy of India at Lainchaur today, coordinator of the 24-member expedition team Sanjaya Kumar Kulkarni said, "We are climbing the Mount Everest with the slogan 'From the Sea to the Everest'."
He said the team would set out for Jiri from Kathmandu by vehicle on Tuesday and then trek to the Everest Base Camp to climb the highest peak in the world.
The Indian Embassy saw the team off amidst a function today itself.
The Indian Navy's Everest expedition is to be led by Mingma Sherpa, a Nepali mountaineer.
Earlier, the Indian Navy teams successfully climbed the world's highest peak in 1965 and 2004.