The government is preparing to hold a cabinet meeting at the base camp of Mount Everest next month in order to draw attention of the world towards the impact of climate change, a cabinet minister said.
According to forest minister Deepak Bohara, the cabinet members will be flown to Everest Base Camp by a helicopter. The agenda of the meeting will also be issues of climate change.
The objective of the meeting at Everest Base Camp is to draw world’s attention towards the impact of climate change in the Himalayas, minister Bohara said. We will discuss various ways to mitigate the impact of climate change using our resources.
The meeting at EBC will be organised before the conference on Climate Change in the Himalayas at Copenhagen to be organised on the occasion of International Mountain Day on December 11.
Last week Maldives’ cabinet had met underwater for a similar cause.