The 19-year-old Pakistani climber Shehroze Kashif has summited another 8000-metre mountain, Manaslu, in Nepal, adding another milestone to his mountaineering career.
Following this achievement, Shehroze has become the world’s youngest person to summit three peaks of over 8,000 metres in the duration of five months.
The Pakistani climber has previously climbed Mount Everest, K2 along with several other mountains at such young age.
Manaslu–also known as Kutang– is the world’s eighth highest peak with 8,163 metres altitude located in the Himalayan side of Nepal.
Shehroze’s another milestone has been confirmed by his father Kashif Sulieman who has informed media the his son is fully fit and he will return to the base camp within two days.
Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan has congratulated the Lahore-based mountaineer for his series of achievements.
“You are the role model for aspiring mountaineers in Pakistan. May Allah give you more success,” the minister writes on Twitter as he hails Shehroze.
Earlier, on July 27, Shehroze Kashif had become the youngest Pakistani to reach the summit of K2.