Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) – in co-ordination with Nepali Honorary Consul General Prof Dr F Gunseli Malkoc and Honorary Public Relations Representative in Turkey Baris Malkoc – organised a special programme in Istanbul today to commemorate the ongoing Mt Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
In a programme five Turkish Everest summiteers – the first Turkish to summit Everest from Nepali side Tunch Findik, the first Muslim climber to summit Everest Ali Nasuh Mahruki, Mustafa Kalayci,  Firat Eren and Yilmaz Sevgul – were conferred upon special commemorative medals.
Speaking on behalf of the medal receipants, Findik and Mahruki expressed joy and gratitude to the Nepal government for the recognition and reiterated their commitment in promoting Nepal’s mountains and Nepal.

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