Mountain climber calls for financial supportDecember 29, 2015
KARACHI: Hassan Sadpara, a conquerer of Mount Everest in 2011, on Wednesday demanded of the government and philanthropists to provide him financial support him to climb the remaining eight highest peaks of the world situated in Nepal and China.
Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club, Sadpara, a receiver of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (medal of excellence) had showed concern over the government act of ignoring his efforts despite he struggled to brighten the name of his country in the world in the field of climbing mountains.
He said that he is the second Baltistani to have climb all five of the 8000 meter peaks of Pakistan, after Nisar Hussain of Sadpara village and provide free consultancy services and guidelines to the new climbers through his rescue team and support them with equipment and art of climbing the mountains.
Sadpara requested the government, semi-government, national and multi-national institutes to support him financially in his mission to climb remaining highest mountain points of the world.