Update 5/20/2004: The 19
members of the Malaysian Everest expedition team left the Everest Base Camp
this morning. Mr Dato Khalid Yunus (Former Minister and the advisor of the
Expedition) and Asst. Director of the Ministry of Youth and Sports were with
them. they went to the Everest Base Camp on 29th April from Kathmandu and stay
there with the Malaysian Everest Expedition Team to support them.
They will go to Pheriche today
and will arrive in Kathmandu on 24th May. The Team leave for Kualalampur on 31
Update 5/16/2004: The two
member climbers of Malaysian team (Mara university of technology) has
successfully climbed the Mount Everest (8848m) with 3 Sherpas. They are as
follows: 1. Mr. Muhamad Muqharabbin Bin Mokhtarrudin _ Team Leaders 2. Mr.
Ahmad Reduan Bin Rozali - Member 3. Mr. Ngatemba Sherpa (10 Times Everest
Summiteer) 4 Passang Rinji Sherpa (4 Times Everest Summiteer) 5 Doma Chhiri
Shrepa (First Everest Summiteer) Climbed Time: 8.45 a.m. Nepal time, May 16,
Update 5/16/2004: The Malaysian team has reached the summit of Everest!!
Name of Summiteers
1. Mr. Muhamad
Muqharabbin Bin Mokhtarrudin (22 Yrs), Student, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2. Mr. Ahmed Reduan
Rozali (22 Yrs), Student, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
3. Mr. Nga Temba
Sherpa, (48 Yrs), Juving - 9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
4. Mr. Pasang Ringee
Sherpa (27 Yrs), Juving - 1, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
5. Mr. Doma Chhiri
Sherpa (21 Yrs), Juving - 9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
Update 5/15/2004: The Malaysian team reached at south summit at 8:00 am Nepal
time. Hopefully they will reach to the summit of Mt. Everest after 2 hours.
About Malaysian student who
climb to Mount Everest, here's the news:
- On 27th April 2004, position
two students at base camp (Kalla Patta) of mount Everest & next day will
proceed to the summit of mount Everest between 15th to 31st May, depending on
- Recently there is another
Malaysian which joining to student on mount Everest, his name is Mr. Y.
Bhg.Dato Khalid Yunus, he is a Vice President of OCM & President of MAAU
(Olympic Malaysia Committee). He standing only at base camp.
Update 4/14/2004: The two climbers of Malaysian Team Everest
2004 Mr. Muhamad Muqarabbin Bin Mokhtarrudin and Mr. Ahmad Reduan Bin Rozali
just came back to Everest Base Camp today at 10 am after setup their camp II.
They are very good condition and strong as usual. They will rest for few days
at the Everest Base camp and will heading up to Camp I again around 19 April.
Mr. Nga Temba Sherpa is their climbing Sardar who already summitted Mt.
Everest 9 times.
Malaysian Everest Expedition this spring. Both climbing
members are the students from the MARA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY in Malaysia.
Mr. Nga Temba Sherpa will be the climbing Sherpa of that team. They will climb
from south side of Everest. The team will arrive in Kathmandu on 13th March
2004 and supposed to leave for Lukla on 19th March.
Ahmad Reduan bin Rozali & Muhammad Muqhanabbin bin
Mokhtarudin. Both of them are: 21 years old. They are from MARA Technology
University, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
They have 4 climbing Sherpa including 9th Everest summiteer Mr Nga Temba
Sherpa. Here is the list. 1. Nga Temba Sherpa (Climbing Sardar)- 9 times
Everest Summiteer 2. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa (Base Camp Sardar)- 1 time Everest
Summiteer 3. Pasang Rinji Sherpa (Climbing Sherpa)- 2 times Everest Summiteer
4. Ang Phuri Geljen Sherpa (Climbing Sherpa) - 1 Time Everest Summiteer 5.
Doma Chhiri Sherpa (Climbing Sherpa)- Not Summit yet.
They have their own permit. The Name of the expedition is Malaysian Team
(Mara University of Technology) Everest Expedition 2004.
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