2008 Olympics: China to hold torch relay over Everest
PTI[ WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003 12:12:59 PM ]
BEIJING: China has decided to hold a spectacular torch relay over Mt Everest in May 2008 during which the holy fire of the Beijing Olympic Games would be carried over the world's highest mountain.
According to the plan, the torch is expected to reach the peak of Mt Qomolangma (Chinese name for Mt Everest) from the southern slope before the mountaineers carry it down along the northern slope.
The Times of India