The Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco to Nepal felicitated world renowned skydiver and skydiving instructor from the Kingdom of Morocco, Anas Bekkali. Bekkali is an internationally renowned young, enthusiastic and professional skydiver, who has already performed over 7,000 jumps internationally. The Everest Skydive was founded and launched on October 26, 2008.
Bekkali successfully jumped twice from the height of 23,000 ft. of the Mt. Everest on November 3 and 4 this year. He dedicated the jump of November 3 to the event on the occasion of Green March Day of his country and the one on November 4 to raise awareness on cancer disease. Bekkali, who has participated in five world records also jumped with a Moroccan flag from 18,000 ft on November 6, 2016 in Dubai to mark the Green March Day.
Also being felicitated during the programme were included the 13 skydivers of the Everest Skydive 2017 from different countries including the USA, New Zealand, England, France, Scotland, Nepal and Saudi Arabia. The team includes e world record holders, GuinnessWorld Record holder with 21,000 jumps, world record holder high altitude poly athlete and a world Champion freestyle skydiver. They were offered a plaque of appreciation, black Nepali cap and a garland By Basant Chaudhary, Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Morocco.