A screening of the documentary “Beyond the Heights” depicting the momentous achievement of Ms. Samina Baig, the first female from Pakistan to climb Mount Everest, was screened in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. Ms. Samina Baig and her brother Mr. Mirza Ali also attended the event.
Paying rich tribute to Ms. Baig, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz lauded her achievements. He remarked that Ms. Baig epitomized the courage of young Pakistani women who are excelling in every walk of life. The Adviser mentioned that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would be arranging visits of Ms. Baig to various countries in order to showcase the achievement of the young Pakistani mountaineer. The visits will be utilized to highlight the touristic importance of Northern Areas of Pakistan also.
Ms. Baig and her brother Mr. Mirza Ali, thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for honoring them and making efforts for highlighting their contribution at an international level.
The event was part of the Public Diplomacy initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This initiative of the Foreign Office is an attempt to showcase the true face of Pakistan; signifying the potential and opportunities available in Pakistan and the achievements of our fine men and women.
15th June, 2015
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