- British government to nominate Muhammad Ali Sadpara for Pakistan’s highest civilian honor
- British government to employ Sajid, son of Ali Sadpara, in tourism department
- Ali Sadpara and two foreign climbers were pronounced dead by their families last week
GILGIT: The government of Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday approved the project to create the Ali Sadpara mountaineering school in memory of the country’s greatest mountaineer.
UK government spokesman Ali Taj said Ali Sadpara’s son Sajid will be employed at the school that will be established in his memory.
The cabinet also decided to recommend Muhammad Ali Sadpara’s name to the government of Pakistan for the country’s highest civilian honor. They will also provide Rs3 million to the widow of the deceased climber.
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Pakistani climber declared dead by his family
Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara’s family declared him dead last week along with two other foreign mountaineers missing.
The announcement was made by Ali Sadpara’s son Sajid Sadpara in Skardu. âI will keep my father’s mission alive and make his dream come true,â he said.
He also thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan, Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the brave pilots of Askari Aviation for conducting a thorough search and rescue operation under the conditions. difficult weather for his father.
Read more: “My father Ali Sadpara is a survivor”
Sadpara, Icelandic John Snorri and Chilean Juan Pablo Mohr left for their trip on February 3 following Sadpara’s birthday, asking fans and admirers to “keep us in your prayers”.
They had started their attempt for the final summit in the early hours of February 5, hoping to accomplish the Herculean feat by the afternoon.
According to updates posted to Snorri’s Facebook account, at 12:29 p.m. the GPS stopped working and had not been updated for six hours.
Read more: Government and stakeholders “still doing their best” to find Ali Sadpara, other missing mountaineers
Days later, Ali Sadpara’s leadership revealed that the government and other stakeholders were doing their best to locate Sadpara and the other missing climbers, despite being missing for nearly 10 days.