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Bangladesh’s Babar Ali conquers Everest

SAT Online Desk

Published: 10:15, 19 May 2024

Bangladesh’s Babar Ali conquers Everest

Md Babar Ali has become the fourth Bangladeshi to conquer Mount Everest. 

He reached the summit around 8:45am today (19 May).

He began his journey on 1 April, after necessary preparations in Kathmandu on 4 April he flew to Lukla Airport, one of the most dangerous airports in the world. 

From there he started his trek and reached Everest Basecamp on 10 April. After overcoming various hurdles he finally reached the summit today. 

He has been trekking for the last decade, conquering various peaks of Nepal and India since the formation of mountaineers' club Vertical Dreamers in 2014.

His journey was sponsored by Visual Knitwear Ltd along with co-sponsors such as Everest Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Dhaka Divers' Club, Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Blue Jay, Chandrabindu Publishers, Giri and Vertical Dreamers. Many others helped to accumulate necessary funds for the expedition. 

With this, Babar became the fourth Bangladeshi national to scale the Mount Everest.

Nishat Majumder was the third Bangladeshi and first Bangladeshi woman to conquer Mount Everest in 2012.