“Team Lebanon” a team of youth climbing the 7 summits of the world
Team Lebanon in cooperation with the Lebanese Red Cross launched his project which is based on a fund raising campaign to collect 1000 USD through a journey which will take 18 months in order to climb the 7 summits of the world starting with Aconcagua Mountain in Argentina (6962 meters), in a press conference held by the members of the team consisting of seven young people in the presence of the Press Syndicate Mohammad Baalbaki and representatives of PR and communication in Lebanese Red cross Ghaleb El Ayoubi, Ayad El Mounzer, and Youmna Koubeissi and a crowd of interested parties.
Baalbaki greeted the Lebanese team which “seeks to raise Lebanon’s name in the world, he also greeted the Lebanese Red Cross which benefits from the returns of this unique sport activity and hoped it will continue in its humanitarian message which is indispensible for Lebanon.
Lindos Daou, one of the team members, declared “Today, we are launching our project toward the 7 summits which are located in the highest mountains of the world” adding that “the first step will be toward South America and the project will end at the highest peak in the world, which is the summit of Everest”
He also noted that, “the team is the first Lebanese team of mountain climbers which seeks through its determination to climb the seven summits and locate the Lebanese Flag on it as a testament of the Lebanese ambition”
The team consists of Avedis Kalpaklian, Peter Mouracade, Georges Mikhael, Lindos Daou, Sebastien Wakim, Rana Samaha, and Joyce Azzam.
Georges Mikhael and Peter Mouracade explained the details of the project, and after that there was a word for the responsible of the mountain rescue in the Lebanese Red Cross Michel Mansour in which he praised the efforts of this team and his quest through this initiative to support the activities and services of the Lebanese Red Cross and to raise Lebanon’s name as well as the Lebanese flag higher.