Missing Malaysian climber found safe on Nepal mountain

Dr Chin Wui Kin is a visiting senior anaesthesiology consultant in Singapore. (Facebook pic)

PUTRAJAYA: A Malaysian climber reported missing while descending Mount Annapurna in Nepal on April 23 has been found safe, the foreign ministry said today.

Dr Chin Wui Kin, 49, was found by a search-and-rescue team today, it said in a statement.

Rescuers are making efforts to bring Chin down from the mountain area for further treatment.

“The foreign ministry records its appreciation to the Nepal government, especially the search-and-rescue team, for their effort to locate and rescue the victim,” the ministry said.