Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) has said that it was establishing International Rescue Center in Kathmandu.
In a meeting with the delegation of Journalists’ Association for Tourism (JAT)-Nepal in Kathmandu on Thursday, HRA President said that the center to be built in four ropanis of land in Ramnagar, Bouddha, will have all modern amenities.
Foundation stone for the building has already been laid, according to Bhatta.
The center is estimated to cost Rs 75 million.
Meanwhile, HRA has said that it would make health camps that it has been organizing for trekkers and support staff in the Nepal Himalayas more effective. HRA General Secretary Prithvi Shrestha said that HRA has permanent health camps in Manang and Pheriche of Everest region. It has been providing free health service to trekkers and Nepali support staff as well as locals of the area. “We have also been organizing health camps for pilgrims and Yarsagumba harvesters, among others or as per the needed. Likewise, we have also been organizing health camp in the Everest Base Camp in the spring season,” he added.
Speaking at the program, JAT Nepal President Devi Prasad Pant praised the efforts played by HRA in making mountain tourism in Nepal safe. He also underlined the need for concerted efforts of all stakeholders to bring more tourists to the country.