April 22:Kathmandu, An elderly person, Min Bahadur Sherchan, is going to climb the Mt Everest on April 24, the Republic Day, to create the world record.
Eighty-three years and nine months old Sherchan had climbed the Mt Everest at the age of 76 on May 25, 2008 and created the record of the oldest person to climb it.
Serchan is going to climb the Mt Everest again after a Japanese national, Yuchiro Miura, broke the record of Serchan.
Serchan is scheduled to leave Kathmandu for Lukla on April 24.
At a news conference organised here today, Chief at the Tourism promotion Department and Publicity Department Deputy-Chief of the CPN (UML), Surya Thapa, wished Serchan for his success by offering khada (shawl).
Born at Bhurung-9 in Myagdi district, Sherchan was ex Gurkha army serviceman. RSS