Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Arunachal Pradesh, Mama Natung felicitated two young Everesters from the state Tashi Yangjom and Tagit Sorang Abraham on June 17 at Civil Secretariat, Itanagar.
The duo has scaled Mount Everest in 2021.
Sorang achieved the feat 20 days after Tashi Yangjom, who became the 1st Indian this season to scale the peak on May 11. Tagit Sorang is also the first Nyishi & youngest mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh to climb Mt Everest.
While felicitating the duo, Natung appreciated both the mountaineers and lauded their achievement.
He also appreciated the hard work, determination, and dedication mountaineers apply to their craft to achieve success.
He also informed them of the govt’s plans to provide incentives to the sportspersons so that they can concentrate on their performance.
He added that he is in consultation with experts to frame policies for the development of the sport in the state alongside benefiting the mountaineering community as well.