Musa Ibrahim

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Musa Ibrahim
মুসা ইব্রাহীম
Portrait of Musa Ibrahim.JPG
Born1979 (age 41–42)
Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh[1]
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka
BRAC University
OccupationMountaineer/Journalist
Known forBeing the first Bangladeshi to reach the top of Mount Everest.
Spouse(s)Ummey Sharaban Tahura
ChildrenWasi Ibrahim Raiid
Websitemusaibrahim.com.bd

Musa Ibrahim (Bengali: মুসা ইব্রাহীম) is a Bangladeshi mountaineer and a journalist.[2][3][4][5] He reached the summit around 5:05am BST on May 23, 2010. He put up the flag of Bangladesh on the summit at around 5:16am BST. From then, Bangladesh became the 67th country to have one of its citizens reach the top of Mount Everest.[6][7]

Musa Ibrahim is the General Secretary of North Alpine Club Bangladesh, a Bangladeshi mountaineering club. He also serves as Senior Correspondent at Channel 24. He also served as the sub-editor of The Daily Star. He founded "Everest Academy" on 2011 to get more young people to participate in mountaineering and adventure activities.

Musa reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on 13 September 2011, with his team member Niaz Morshed Patwary.

Education[change | change source]

Musa Ibrahim attained his Bachelor of Education(B.Ed) degree on Science Education and Master of Education(M.Ed) degree on Educational Evaluation and Research from 'Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka.[8] He also attained a degree on Disaster Management from BRAC University. Musa Ibrahim was a student of Thakurgaon Sugar Mills High School during 1983 to 1994.

Family[change | change source]

Musa Ibrahim is the second child of his parents. His father's name is Ansar Ali and mother's name is Bilkis Begum. His elder sister is Noor Ayesha, UN employee and younger brother is Shoeb Harun, studying in Sydney, Australia. He got married in January 2007 to Ummey Sharaban Tahura, Assistant Judge. Their only son is Wasi Ibrahim Raiid. [1] Archived 2010-06-07 at the Wayback Machine

Mountaineering timeline[change | change source]

  • September 13, 2011: Mount Kilimanjaro (5,885 m/19,308 ft) Summit
  • May 23, 2010: Everest(8848m/29,029 ft) Summit
  • June 14, 2009: Annapurna IV (7525m/24682 ft) Summit
  • December 1, 2008: Langsisa Ri (6310m/20700 ft) Summit
  • May, 2007: Chullu West(6419m/21054 ft)Ascent up to 18500 ft
  • May, 2006: Frey Peak(5831m/19125 ft) Summit
  • September, 2005: Advanced Mountaineering Training(5335m/17500 ft) Finished training successfully
  • May, 2005: Mera Peak(6654m/21825 ft) Ascent up to 18500 ft
  • May 10–23, 2004: EBC Trail(5335m/17500 ft) Trekked successfully
  • April, 2004: Basic Mountaineering Training(4878m/16000 ft) Finished training successfully
  • April 8–16, 2002: Annapurna Trail(3800m/12464 ft) Ascent Muktinath
  • September 2000: Keocradong Hill(967m/3172 ft) Trekked to the top successfully

References[change | change source]

  1. "Villagers eagerly wait for Musa's return". The Daily Star. 29 May 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2010.
  2. "It's now official". Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  3. "The Daily Amadershomoy". Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
  4. "Bhorerkagoj". Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  5. "Musa's feat enters the books". bdnews24.com. 26 May 2010. Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  6. "Musa Ibrahim reaches top of Mt. Everest". The Daily Star. Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  7. "Bangladeshi scribe conquers Mt. Everest". Press Trust of India. Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  8. "সর্বোচ্চ পর্বতশৃঙ্গে প্রথম বাংলাদেশি মুসা ইব্রাহীম : এভারেস্টে বাংলাদেশ". Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Mahful Anam. 2010-05-23. Archived from the original on 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2010-09-29.

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