Muscat: The first Omani woman to scale Mount Everest, Nadhira Al Harthy, returned to the Sultanate today, May 28.
Al Harthy, who scaled Mount Everest on May 23, 2019, became the first Omani woman to scale the world’s highest mountain that stands at 8,848 meters above sea-level.
Upon her arrival, Al Harthy was presented with an award by Muscat International Airport officials.
They took to their official Twitter handle to congratulate Al Harthy: "Muscat International Airport welcomes the adventurer Nadhira Al Harthy as the first Omani woman to ever reach the top of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain at the height of 8,848 m.
“Congratulations to her for this brilliant accomplishment.”
Al Harthy’s Everest mission began in April 2019; however, her preparation began months in advance. She is a seasoned climber who has scaled various summits including Kilimanjaro and the Ama Dablam.