International Rescue Center to be established in Nepal Capital


8th Jul, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, July 8: An International Rescue Center is set to be established in Nepal’s Capital Kathmandu. The rescue center will be established in active initiation of The Himalayan Rescue Association.

The to be built International Rescue Center will cover an area of Four ropanis in an investment of 75 million rupees in Ramnagar of Bouddha, Kathmandu.

HRA President Narendra Dev Bhatta on Friday informed reporters about the plan.

Similarly, Prithvi Shrestha, the general secretary of HRA, said that HRA has been providing free health service to trekkers and Nepali support staff from its aid posts of Manang in Annapurna Region and Pheriche of Everest Region. He also said that the association has been operating health camps as and when needed in different mountainous and hilly regions.

Every year the association has been providing health service to more than 4,500 patients suffering from altitude sickness every year, said Prakash Adhikari, the chief executive of HRA.

During the program, president of Journalists' Association for Tourism-Nepal, Devi Prasad Pant, said that JAT Nepal will prioritize dissemination of positive stories related to Nepali tourism industry.