On September 20th, at 5 am, a young and accomplished Pakistani climber named Shehroze Kashif achieved a remarkable feat by successfully reaching the summit of Mount Manaslu.
This mountain is the eighth highest in the world, towering at a breathtaking 8,163 meters above sea level. The BARD Foundation generously supported Shehroze’s expedition, continuing its tradition of contributing to meaningful endeavors.
Climbing Mount Manaslu is a significant step in Shehroze’s quest to set a world record. After the successful summit, Shehroze spoke to the media about his achievement.
He expressed his excitement, saying, “The thought of it fills me with immense excitement as I work towards becoming the youngest mountaineer to summit all 14 of the world’s tallest mountains. Before each expedition, there’s a sense of uncertainty about the unknown, but the excitement of potential success keeps me moving forward, and that’s what matters.”
He also expressed his deep gratitude to the BARD Foundation for helping him fulfill his dreams and accomplish these remarkable feats.
Next on his ambitious list are Mount Cho Oyu and Mount Shishamangma, both standing at impressive heights above sea level.
After conquering these peaks, Shehroze will become the youngest mountaineer globally and the first Pakistani to successfully summit all 14 of the world’s highest mountains. This will be a historic achievement for Pakistan.
Shehroze’s journey serves as an inspiration to climbers and a testament to the power of dedication and determination. His story resonates with those who value hard work and persistence, making him a true hero.
These significant accomplishments will further enhance Pakistan’s reputation and create opportunities for young people to pursue their dreams and passions in the same field.
Mehreen Dawood, the Managing Director of the BARD Foundation, expressed her appreciation, saying, “This is fantastic news for Pakistan, where our young generation is earning positive recognition.
It’s truly heartwarming to see the immense impact this will have on promoting tourism and the sport of mountain climbing, both in Pakistan and globally. Shehroze is a source of pride for the nation. We are delighted to have been a part of his remarkable journey, where he is not only achieving in his own life but also setting examples for others to continue progressing.”
The BARD Foundation has consistently played a crucial role in nurturing talent and facilitating successful careers. Established by Bilquis and Abdul Razak Dawood, the foundation believes in changing lives by helping capable individuals realize their potential as champions in their chosen fields.
The foundation’s mission is to empower individuals, with a strong focus on skill development and enhancement. The BARD Foundation extends its support to anyone with a spirit of adventure, becoming a part of their transformative journey.