Cash-strapped Nepal renews call to foreigners seeking adventures

Nepal on Tuesday said for the second time in three months it is open to foreign mountaineers and trekkers after a reopening of mountaineering in late July failed to attract foreign climbers in the autumn climbing season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Only a special expedition of Bahraini Prince Sheikh Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa took advantage of the reopening by climbing Mt. Manaslu in mid-October, while another team of Prince of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani is currently attempting to ascend Mt. Amadablam.Rudra Singh Tamang, director general of the Tourism Department, told Kyo…

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