On the evening of May 7, local time, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal issued a press bulletin requesting the media to use official sources and not to publish false reports about Mount Everest and other areas affected by the epidemic.

  The communiqué stated that as the new crown pneumonia epidemic is sweeping the world, news that the epidemic has spread among mountain climbers in Nepal's high mountain areas has been widely reported by some media in recent days, which has attracted the attention of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal.

  In the spring climbing season of Nepal in 2021, 745 climbers from 86 teams from 79 countries have obtained climbing permits for different peaks.

You must have a negative report of the new coronavirus nucleic acid test before you can apply for a mountain climbing permit from the Nepal Tourism Board.

At present, all teams in the snow-capped mountain areas including Mount Everest are doing their best to carry out various mountaineering preparations in accordance with the requirements of health and epidemic prevention, and at the same time organize pulling exercises.

  According to the communiqué, the Nepal Tourism Bureau has set up a liaison officer for each mountaineering team. They asked the team leaders about the situation and inspected the scene, confirming that up to now, there is no media report in each mountaineering team. Health crisis.

  The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal requires the media not to publish reports that have not been confirmed by official agencies, not to make comments at will without communicating and coordinating with official agencies, and not to cause harm to climbers and their families.

(Producing Guo Seho)

Editor in charge: 【Luo Pan】