Pakistani mountaineer eulogized: PM award 5 million to Hassan Asad Sadpara
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday gave away a cheque of five million rupees to Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara in recognition of his services for the promotion of mountaineering in the country.
Sadpara has climbed six eight-thousanders including the world’s highest peak Everest (8848m) besides K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m), Broad Peak (8051m). He is also credited for summiting five of the eight-thousanders without using supplemental oxygen. Contrary to initial reports, Hassan Sadpara clarified that he used supplemental oxygen during his Everest ascent due to bad weather.
Hassan Asad Sadpara is a Pakistani mountaineer and an adventurer from the small village of Sadpara, 7 kilometres from Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan.