Muscat: Nadhira Al Harthy, the first Omani woman to scale the Mount Everest was honoured by the National Field Research Centre for Environmental Conservation (NFRCEC), funded by the Diwan of the Royal Court.
Commenting on Al Harthy’s achievement, Dr. Saif Al Shaqsi, Executive Director of the NFRCEC said, “This honour is part of the National Center’s efforts to support the Omani youth and develop their capabilities in the field of environmental research and preservation of environmental systems and its natural components. We hope there will be more national achievements in the field in the future.”
During the meeting between the Director of the Center and Al Harthy, they discussed aspects of cooperation and the possibility of benefiting from this national achievement, closely related to the environment and climate affairs. Also discussed was means to raise environmental awareness among different segments of society, especially athletes in the field of adventure and mountain climbing.