"Dhurba Bist to pray for World peace from the top of Mt. Everest"
Turahi News, 28 March 2018. Mountaineer and International Mountain Guide Dhurba Singh Bist has set out on a mountaineering expedition to scale the top of Mt. Everest(8,848 m). Bist set out on the expedition at the second week of March 2018, with a team of almost 20 members from Pioneer Adventure Expedition, Kathmandu.
Mr. Bist has already scaled the summit of more than 12 mountains in Nepal. He is involved in this profession for a decade. Mr. Bist is also the member of 'Anugraha Christiya Church'(Grace Christian Church), Kailali and 'Timothy Church', Lalitpur Kathamndu. He received the official recognition as an international mountain guide last year. In an interview with Turahi, Bist admitted that he is taking a Nepali 'Bible' on the top of Mt. Everest and will pray to God for world peace for 1 minute from the top.
Formerly in 2008 AD, his sister Usha Bist also scaled the top of Mt. Everest successfully. Bist is set to return Kathmandu at the first week of June after the expedition. Speaking with Turahi, Bist has requested the Christian community to pray for his successful and safe journey.
Born in Kailali, Bist has set up a unique identity in the field of rock climbing as well. He is well renowned as a fast rock climber. He has already climbed more than a dozen of mountains in Nepal successfully.