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  Mt Everest 2004: Malaysia Team Summits Everest (Mara University of Technology) Everest Expedition 2004


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 May.

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, 2004

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.

Update 5/13/2004: 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 weather condition.

- 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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