Minister for IPC met with young mountaineers

Islamabad, June 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Alpine Club Abu Zafar Sadiq along with young mountaineers Shehroze Kashif and Abdul Joshi called on Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Ehsan Ur Rehman Mazari today. Mountaineering is quite a challenging sport and Pakistan is blessed with few of the highest mountains including world’s second highest peak K-2, these peaks attract number of mountaineers, climbers and tourists from across the globe.

Pakistan has also produced great mountaineers who conquered these giants. And one of those young mountaineers is Shehroze Kashif who started trekking and mountaineering just at the age of 11. Before he reached 20, he already had climbed world’s seven highest mountains. Shehroze Kashif during the meeting with Federal Minister Ehsan Ur Rehman Mazari expressed his future plan of becoming the world’s youngest man to climb all 14 highest mountains in the world.

It will not only bring pride for the nation but will also promote tourism and help the economy. Federal Minister said that it is delightful to see our youth is associated to the challenging sport of mountain climbing and building soft image of Pakistan. Federal Minister Ehsan Mazari appreciated the young aspirants and assured that anyone who contributes building soft image of Pakistan is indeed praiseworthy. He also promised that government will provide him maximum support to achieve this honor for the nation, the Minister added that this will inspire other young people to come forward and bring laurels for their country.

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