Islamabad, 21st January: Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi met with the Nepalese team and congratulated them for scaling K-2 in winter.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, Dr Arif Alvi praised their courage and bravery to carry out the difficult mission in extreme cold.
The President said, “Your success has created a positive image in Pakistan and will boost tourism.”
He added, “The two countries have good relations and such activities will enhance goodwill between the two countries.”
پاکستان اور نیپال کے مابین گہری دوستی ہے۔ دونوں ممالک امن اور ماحول دوست سیاحت کی جانب پیشرفت کے خواہاں ہیں جو ہمارے قدرتی حسن کو محفوظ رکھےاور ہمیں فطرت کی اس انتہائی شاندار اور دلکش حقیقت سے محظوظ ہونے دے۔ https://t.co/9sBZ7aAY7s
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) January 21, 2021
Nepalese Ambassador, Tapas Adhikari and Team Leader, Nirmal Praja thanked the Government of Pakistan for the hospitality and cooperation.
Nepali team praised Pakistan for its natural beauty and wide opportunities for mountaineering.
Baaghi TV reported earlier that nearly five dozen climbers from different countries including Nepal, the US, Iceland, and Spain arrived in Pakistan to climb the second-highest peak K2.
It is t be noted that K2 is located between the Pakistan-China border and is considered to be the toughest and most dangerous mountain to climb.
According to National Geographic, a winter ascent to K-2 has only been attempted five times before 2019.