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Nepal | Reeling from bad publicity, government may require competency tests of Everest climbers

KATHMANDU, Nepal — After human traffic jams at the top of Mount Everest and an aggressive, unruly atmosphere that has been likened to “a zoo,” Nepalese officials said on Wednesday that they were considering changing the rules about who was allowed up the world’s highest mountain.


“It’s time to review all the old laws,” said Yagya Raj Sunuwar, a member of Parliament.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/world/asia/mount-everest.html

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