Purnima Shrestha becomes first Nepali photo journalist atop Everest

Image: Purnima Shrestha Facebook

At 8:10 a.m. yesterday morning, a 26 year old Purnima Shrestha, originally from Gorkha District became the first Nepali photo journalist to reach the summit of Everest. Before embarking upon the challenging, Shrestha with the support of Nepal Tourism Board and Photo Journalist Club Nepal had done an exhibition ‘Smiling Nepali Women’. Shrestha is currently a photo journalist for Karobar National Economic Daily.

Purnima had also climbed the 8163 metres Manaslu last year.

Purnima Shrestha works as a photo journalist in Nepal (Image: Twitter)
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