PAF Commends Shehroze Kashif Over His Successful K2 Summit

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

29th Jul, 2021. 01:04 pm
Shehroze Kashif K2 summit

Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar Sidhu has felicitated Shehroze Kashif, who becomes the youngest mountaineer to summit K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

According to a statement by DGPR (Air Force), “Well done Shehroze Kashif !!! To become the youngest mountaineer to reach the summit of K2.”

Prime Minister Imran Khan also congratulated Kashif on his remarkable achievement.

According to Shehroze’s father Kashif Suliman, Shehroze climbed K2 at 8:10 this morning. Shehroze Kashif, 19, is the youngest climber to climb K2.

His father said that Shehroze Kashif has set a world record at 8,611 meters, with K2 being the second highest peak in the world.

Shehroze Kashif is the first Pakistani mountaineer to climb the world’s highest peak Mount Everest and the fourth-youngest climber in the world. ‘The Broad Boy’ climbed Mount Everest on May 11 two months ago.

Lahore-based Shehroze Kashif is also the youngest Pakistani climber to set a recording of climbing Pakistan’s fourth highest peak at 17 years old.

On the other hand, Several of Pakistan’s youngest climbers have been on K2 in recent days.

Sajid Ali Sadpara, who in 2019 became the youngest to climb K2 at the age of 20, is part of an excursion to the mountain to find the body of his father, Ali Sadpara, who went missing along with two other climbers in February this year.

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