Himalayan Trust Nepal organized ceremony to commemorate 10th Anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s death on 11th January 2018 at Himalayan Trust office, Kathmandu Nepal. The Venerable Ngawang Tenzing Zangpo Rinpoche, abbot of Tengboche Monastery led the function. New Zealand Honorary consul for Nepal Lisa Choegyal, Doctor Mingmar Gyalzen, Ang Tshering Sherpa, Mr. Bhandary, Ang Dorjee Lama, Dr. Kami Temba, Zimba Zangbu, Serab Jangbu, Ang Doli, Fura Yangjin and many others attended the event and many of them spoke on Hillary’s enduring legacy.
On January 11th 2008 Sir Edmund Hillary had passed away at 9 A.M. New Zealand time (2 A.M. Nepalese standard time).
Sir Edmund Hillary contribution in 1960’s building the Khumjung School, Khunde Hospital and Lukla Airport made great changes in the lives of the Sherpa people in the Khumbu region. He will live forever in the hearts and memories of the Sherpa people.