Shortest man, Khagendra, going London

Khagendra_Thapa_Magar_with_PM_NepalThe kid Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, is carrying is not a kid at all.

The little man, Khagendra Thapa Magar, has just turned 18 and is going to London to register himself as the shortest person in the World. He is collecting funds for the travel cost.

It is good thing that Khagendra is going to be the record holder. But, I didn’t know that you have to go to London to register yourself in the Guinness World Records.

The official FAQ doesn’t mention of visiting London.

…Once you have received the guidelines you can attempt the record and collect all the evidence as indicated in the guidelines and in the Records Breakers Pack. You can send the evidence to our office in London, where we will be able to verify it within 6 weeks and send you a certificate to commemorate the achievement, if the verification is satisfactory.

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Cabinet Meeting at the foot hills of Mt. Everest

gorakshep In a call to the world community to see the impact of climate change in the Himalayas, Nepal government council of ministers are meeting at the foothills of Mt Everest on December 4, 2009.

The ministers are meeting at Gorakshep, at an elevation of 5,164 m (17,190 ft) above sea level. Gorakshep, meaning Dead Ravens, is a frozen lakebed covered with sand. Twenty 20 cricket match was held at Gorakshep to set a World Record Altitude for field sport.

After the meeting the Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, will held a press meet at Syangboche (11,523 ft) to brief about the meeting.

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