Islamabad, May 12: “Hassan Sadpara’s daring victory of scaling Mount Everest is a deed of pride for the nation.His determination,self reliance and compassion speaks of the talented youth of GB. He has flown high our national flag and added wide fame to GB around the world; recorded his name in pages of history of mountaineering.
I congratulate him for his recognizable deed and his extra-ordinary way to the spirit of adventure.Bravo!”
MLA Sadia Danish has summed it all, in a statement posted on Facebook.
Hassan Sadpara, hailing from Skardu District of Baltistan Division, becomes the the second GBian (Pakistani) to climb the world’s highest mountain. His mountaineering prowess brings joy, confidence and pride for the region. He calls himself “Sadpara” after his village’s name. He has also climbed the world’s second largest peak, Choghori/Mount Godwin Austin, also known as k2.
Before Hassan Sadpara, renowned mountaineer Nazir Sabir had also climbed Mount Everest, becoming the first Pakistani to achieve such a feat.
People across Gilgit – Baltistan have hailed Sadpara for his great achievement. There is jubilation all around. Thousands of people are likely to gather in different cities of the country to celebrate Hassan’s success.
Preparations have been started to give the national hero a resounding welcome on his arrival in the country, in general, and Gilgit – Baltistan, in particular.
Team Pamir Times would like to congratulate Hassan Sadpara, his family and his supporters for his great achievement. We are proud of you