|This article's factual accuracy is disputed. (June 2014)|
|Born||1979 (age 36–37)
|Known for||Being the first Bangladeshi to reach the top of Mount Everest.|
|Spouse(s)||Ummey Sharaban Tahura|
|Children||Son, Wasi Ibrahim Raiid|
Musa Ibrahim (Bengali: মুসা ইব্রাহীম) is a Bangladeshi mountaineer and a journalist by profession. He is the first Bangladeshi to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He reached the summit around 5:05am BST on 23 May 2010 and hoisted flag of Bangladesh on the apex of the world at around 5:16am BST. From then, Bangladesh is the 67th Mount Everest conquering country. 'Nepal Parbat' however, said MA Muhith and Nishat Majumder were the first male and female from Bangladesh to have climbed Mt Everest successfully.The publication, 'Nepal Parbat' is brought out by the country's tourism ministry and the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Ibrahim is the General Secretary of North Alpine Club Bangladesh, a Bangladeshi mountaineering club and 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 for a wide participation of the youth in the mountaineering & adventure activities.
Musa Ibrahim was born in Bogra, in his maternal grandparents' house. His paternal grandparents house is in Gandhomaruya Basintari village in Aditmari upazila, Lalmonirhat. Ibrahim attained his Bachelor of Education(BEd) degree on Science Education and Master of Education(MEd) degree on Educational Evaluation and Research from 'Institute of Education and Research (IER), University of Dhaka. He also attained a degree on Disaster Management from BRAC University. Ibrahim was a student of Thakurgaon Sugar Mills High School during 1983 to 1994. He passed Higher Secondary Certificate in 1996 from Notre Dame College, Dhaka.
Work and achievements
Ibrahim is the first Bangladeshi citizen who climbed the highest peak of Everest. He reached the peak on 23 May 2010 and there he hoisted the national flag of Bangladesh. Musa used the North Alpine route on the Tibetan side to reach the highest peak of the world. Besides Musa, six Britons, three Montenegrins, an American and a Serb were on the team. The China Tibet Mountaineering Association certified his climb. The certificate read "This is to certify that, on 2010 May 23 at 6.50am Md Musa Ibrahim Bangladesh reached the top of the peak of Everest, Chomolungma of Mt. Everest." This claim is disputed. Ibrahim, and Satyarup Siddhanta of India will participate in an expedition titled 'First Bangladesh-India Friendship Expedition to Mount Denali' in the first week of June 2014.This was announced at a sole talk programme by Ibrahim at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Thursday, says a press release. Indian Deputy High Commissioner Sandwip Chakravarty spoke at the function wishing success of the expedition.
- 13 September 2011: Mount Kilimanjaro (5,885 metres/19,308 feet) Summit. Musa reached the summit on 13 September 2011, with his team member Niaz Morshed Patwary.
- 23 May 2010: Everest (8,848 m/29,029 ft) Summit Musa stated he reached "the summit of the Mount Everest through North Route, Tibet, China on 23 May 2010." (According to the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), this information is false.)
- 14 June 2009: Annapurna IV (7,525 m/24,682 ft) Summit
- 1 December 2008: Langsisa Ri (6,310 m/20,700 ft) Summit.
- May 2007: Chulu West (6,419 m/21054 ft) Ascent up to 18,500 ft
- May 2006: Frey Peak (5,831 m/19125 ft) Summit
- September 2005: Advanced Mountaineering Training from Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, India (5,335 m/17,500 ft) Finished training successfully
- May 2005: Mera Peak (6,654 m/21,825 ft) Ascent up to 18,500 ft
- 10–23 May 2004: Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trail (5,335 m/17,500 ft) Trekked successfully
- April 2004: Basic Mountaineering Training from Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, (4,878 m/16,000 ft) Finished training successfully.
- 8–16 April 2002: Annapurna Trail (3,800 m/12,464 ft) Ascent Muktinath
- September 2000: Keocradong Hill (967 m/3,172 ft) Trekked to the top successfully.
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