Kathmandu, November 25
The government has given the approval to declare a new height of Everest.
A cabinet meeting held on Wednesday announced the new height of Mount Everest. The meeting on Tuesday approved the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, said a minister.
According to sources, the height of Sagarmatha has increased. Nepal and China have agreed to declare the height of Mount Everest jointly.
Ministry spokesperson Janak Raj Joshi also said that technical work on the height had been completed, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will coordinate with China for the announcement.
According to officials, the announcement may be made during the Chinese Defense Minister's upcoming visit to Nepal.