A press conference & felicitation programme was organized by the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Arunachal Pradesh , India and Explore Himalaya to felicitate Miss Tine Mena’s successful ascent to Mount Everest on 9th May 2011, thus becoming the First Female climber from the 7 North-Eastern state of India & the First Indian to Summit Mount Everest this season. Attending the Press Conference, which was held at Shakti Hotel, Thamel, were officials Ministry of Tourism, tourism entrepreneurs and media personnels.
Apart from Ms. Mena’s mountaineering achievements, Dr.K.R. Meetei, I/c Adventure Cell Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh and Leader of the Team Arunachal Everest Expedition 2011 also informed the gathering about a possible partnership with Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure for exploring the hidden adventure potentials of Arunachal Pradesh and an Indo-Nepal friendship motor rally from Kathmandu to North East States of India in the coming years.