Mountaineer Shehroze Kashif complains of lack of govt’s assist

Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif. -Screengrab 

LAHORE: Younger Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif expressed disappointment with the federal government’s lack of response to his feats, complaining he has not obtained any assist from authorities.

In Could, Shehroze summited Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu. He had beforehand summited Mount Everest, K2, Manaslu, and Broad Peak.

Kashif, in an interview with Geo.television, mentioned when he summited Mount Everest, President Arif Alvi mentioned he’ll take possession of his subsequent summits, however nothing of the type occurred.

“…nobody even answered my calls after that,” he mentioned.

The younger mountaineer mentioned officers informed him that he was included within the elite pool of athletes. Nonetheless, such assurances had been verbal and nothing has been accomplished on paper to this point, he lamented.

Shehroze additionally mentioned that the Ministry for Inter-Provincial Coordination owed him some funds, that are overdue. The mountaineer famous that previously an individual who would summit Mount Everest can be awarded Rs5 million, however when he did it, he was not even given Rs1 million.

The mountaineer mentioned he was happening summits by taking loans from individuals. “I take 5-10 {dollars} from individuals and I don’t like this in any respect,” he lamented.

Shehroze mentioned his household would spend all their cash on him after paying utility payments, however now, his father doesn’t have sufficient funds to assist his ardour.

“My father bought his automobile and plot for my mountaineering, however now, he has nothing left,” he added.

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