CEC Leh flags in Everester Jigmat Tharchin
Sep 04, 2021
LEH: The Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson flagged in and felicitated the first civilian Everester from UT Ladakh, Jigmat Tharchin at the Council Secretariat Leh.
Jigmat Tharchin successfully scaled Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe on 15th August, the occasion of the 75th Independence Day of India recently.
Jigmet Tharchin is aiming to climb all the seven highest peaks around the globe known as the Seven Summit. LAHDC Leh will ensure all-possible support to Jigmet for his future expeditions.
CEC Tashi Gyalson stated that it is indeed a proud moment for the entire people of UT Ladakh that Jigmat Tharchin was able to scale Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe after a successful summit to Mount Everest the highest peak in the world earlier this year.
Jigmat Tharchin also shared his experiences and the challenges he came across during the expedition. He extended his gratitude to LAHDC Leh and UT Administration for showing interest in his talents and helping in fulfilling his dreams to scale the highest peaks across the world.