Dr Priti Bhusal records her name as first Nepali female doctor to summit Everest

Dr Bhusal had set out on a mission to scale the world’s highest mountain to appreciate the contribution of frontliners in the fight against Covid-19.

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Kathmandu: Dr Priti Bhusal has recorded her name as the first Nepali female doctor to summit Mt Everest, expedition company Himalayan Shepherd said.

Dr Bhusal who had set out on a mission to scale the world’s highest mountain to appreciate the contribution of frontliners in the fight against Covid-19, reached the summit on Thursday morning.

“With the grace of God, we successfully summited Mount Everest early morning today.  Remembered all Covid-19 warriors from the highest point on earth.  Returning to camp,” reads a post on her official Facebook page.

Famous mountaineers Pemba Dorje Sherpa and Lakpa Nuru accompanied Dr Bhusal in the mission.

Dr. Bhusal had climbed the 6,119-meter-high Lobuche mountain in Solukhumbu in 2019. Dr Bhusal is working as a medical officer at Grande International Hospital, Kathmandu.

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