Issuing a press release on Sunday, President Deuba recalled that Tabei had continued her visit to
Nepal after her
scaled the Everest in 1975 taking Nepal as her second home.
Deuba said that Tabei had provided support to control increasing environmental pollution in the Everest area in recent time and construction of local schools.
The press release further stated that she had played crucial role in the development and promotion of tourism sector in
Nepal being an honorary tourism
ambassador. Love, harmony and support of Tabei would always be remembered in
"The news of the demise of Tabei hurt party the President. With her demise
Nepal has lost
a true friend and she would always be remembered among Nepali people, "
stressed the press release.
Extending deep sorrow on her passing away on the behalf of Nepali Congress and personal side, he expressed sincere sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family.