Nepal | March 23, 2019

Nepal Army gulma collects 800kg garbage from Mt Ama Dablam

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Nepal Army personnel from Shumsher Gulma collect garbage while taking part in ‘Mt Ama Dablam Clean-up Mega Campaign’, in Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, of Solukhumbu district, in December 2018. Photo courtesy: Sarbes Baral

KATHMANDU: The Shumsher Gulma, a company of Nepal Army (NA), participated in the ‘Mt Ama Dablam clean-up Mega Campaign – 2075’ that had started from November 25.

The clean-up campaign organised by Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee (SPCC) with financial assistance from Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality witnessed the participation of Shumsher Gulma from December 5 to 7.

The company took part in the campaign as per NA Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Purna Chandra Thapa’s policy to participate in the cleaning of mountains, lakes, rivers and other natural resources.

It has been reported that the NA’s company collected 800 kilograms of garbage through the clean-up campaign held in Solukhumbu.

The company carried the garbage from Pangboche to Namche and handed them over to the local community amid a programme, in presence of SPCC Chair Ang Dorje Sherpa, General Secretary Lamkaji Sherpa, Sagarmatha National Park Chief Warden Pramod Bhattarai among other officials.

On the occasion, SPCC Chair Sherpa expressed his gratitude to NA CoAS Thapa and the company for contributing to clean natural resources.

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