The mayor of the City of Prague, Pavel Bem, is going to climb to Mount Everest, Czech media reported today.
According to www.idnes.cz
Pavel Bem, who has been a long standing active mountaineer, wants to leave his Prague office at the end of March 2007 and spend about seven weeks with five members Slovak-Czech expedition in the Himalayas.
Pavel Bem (43) is serving his second term in office, and is a member of the right wing party ODS. His last succesfull election campaign (2006) was established on his image as a Politician and a Mountaineer. He is originaly a physician, and in the 90´s worked as a drugs expert. He climbed e.g. Pik Komunismus (7495 m) in Pamir, Tadjikistan in 1987.