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Mt Everest will get a new measurement soon: Nepal Govt
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Mt Everest will get a new measurement soon: Nepal Govt

Nepal is going to announce the new height of Mt Everest, the world’s tallest peak, very soon. A Cabinet meeting on Wednesday evening gave nod to Nepal’s Ministry of Land Management to announce the height of Everest and according to some media reports, as the peak has appeared taller than it was but no official confirmation yet. Minister for Land Management of Nepal, Padma Kumari Aryal said that with our own resources, we have completed the measurement of the Everest and are going to announce it very soon. Nepal had started the re-measurement of the world’s tallest peak in 2017 of its own resources as a lot of concerns were emerging about the height of Mt Everest after the 2015 earthquake. As agreed with Chinese side, during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping last year, Nepal ...