Mountaineer Samina Baig appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

Islamabad, 26 February 2018 – Renowned mountaineer Samina Baig was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this Monday, 26 February. The first Pakistani woman to have climbed Mount Everest, Ms Baig will lead efforts to build national awareness and partnerships around the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly those…

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre

Islamabad, 25 May 2016 — Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim were in Gilgit yesterday, where they inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre that will serve as a healthcare hub for the surrounding region. They also visited other AKDN programmes and a Jamatkhana in the area. The new medical centre is equipped to provide high quality diagnostics and secondary…

Ismaili athletes in Pakistan share experience and training with the next generation — The Ismaili org

Climbers celebrate at 3,000 feet. Ismaili Council for Pakistan Runners learn the importance of varying their training between speed and interval workouts. Ismaili Council for Pakistan Climbing the white glacier. Ismaili Council for Pakistan Myra Nur Lakdawala, Pakistan’s national record holder in the ladies 3,000-metre long distance run, together with programme participants. Ismaili Council for…

Official Trailer: Beyond the Heights – Mountaineer Samina Baig’s Documentary scaling Mt Everest

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
The first trailer of a film showing mountaineer Samina Baig scaling Mt Everest, the first Pakistani woman to do so, has been released. The film is by Mirza Ali Baig, Samina’s brother, and Bipolar Films in association with Karakorum Expeditions. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=838497622828614 All related: http://ismailimail.wordpress.com/tag/pak-youth-outreach/ http://tribune.com.pk/story/752469/first-trailer-of-film-on-samina-baigs-summit-of-everest/

Pakistan’s first female Everest conqueror sets new goals — Yahoo com news which says Samina Baig’s native place Hunza has female literacy rate standing at a one hundred percent.

.Islamabad (AFP) – The first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest is to embark on an expedition to summit seven major peaks around the world, to advocate female empowerment and action on climate change. Samina Baig in June became the first Pakistani woman to reach the 8,848 metre (29,029 foot) summit of the world’s tallest…