Press Release





Islamabad: 23rd November, 2016: Mian Riaz Husain Pirzada, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination, Raja Muhammad Nadir Ali, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination and Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Director General, Pakistan Sports Board are deeply shocked and grieved to hear the news of sad demise of Mr. Hasan Sadpara, renowned Mountaineer. He was first Mountaineer who climbed the 5 mountain peaks of over 8000 meters and also climbed the Everest. Owing to his incredible achievements, Government of Pakistan awarded him “President’s Award for Pride of Performance”. His contributions to the promotion of mountaineering in Pakistan will always be remembered with high esteem.

They have expressed their deepest condolence to his son. May Allah Almighty shower his blessings on the departed soul with heavenly peace and grant courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.


Director (Media)
Pakistan Sports Board