ISLAMABAD: Shehroze Kashif, 19, has become Pakistan’s youngest mountaineer to scale Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak on Saturday morning, confirms his father.
Earlier, Shehroze Kashif had made history by scaling Mount Everest, K2, and other high mountains at such a young age.
Shehroze Kashif reached the summit of Manaslu also known as Kutang, which is the world’s eighth highest peak at a height of 8,163 metres above the sea level today morning.
After scaling Manaslu, Shehroze Kashif has become the world’s youngest mountaineer to scale three mountains higher than 8,000 metres in just five months.
Talking to journalists, his father Kashif Suliman confirmed that Shehroze Kashif has successfully scaled Manaslu. He said that Kashif was fully fit and will return to the base camp within two days.
Meanwhile, Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan congratulated Shehroze Kashif for scaling the world’s eighth highest mountain and making the nation proud. “Shehroze Kashif has made an unprecedented example of bravery at such a young age,” said the minister.
On July 27, Shehroze Kashif had become the youngest Pakistani to reach the summit of K2.