Duabi-based Pakistani mountaineer Naila Kiani successfully reached the top of Cho Oyo Mountain in China.It is the sixth-highest peak in the world. This success comes as the 7th 8000-metre peak in seven months scaled by Naila Kiani. Cho Oyo is 26,864 above the sea level.
After achieving this exceptional success, Naila Kiani sent a message from the peak of Cho Oyo, standing 8188 meters(26,864) above sea level,” I am thrilled to humbled to have achieved this milestone. Thanks to my family, friends, fellow climbers, and sponsor Bard Foundation, who’ve made this possible,”
The mountain of Cho Oyu is located at the border of Nepal-Tibet. It is situated just 20 km away from Mount Everest,the highest peak in The World.
She, along with Sirbaz Khan , other mountaineers , became the first duo from Pakistan to achieve the feat.
Originally from the Pakistan, Kiani is on a mission to reach 14 peaks. Kiani became a resident of the UAE eight years ago and is the mother of two children. Moreover, she is a professional banker in the United Arab Emirates.
Meanwhile, Sirbaz Khan, who accompanied the Kiani, also became the first Pakistani to climb 13 mountains above 8000 metres (26,247).
Sirbaz climbed 8,188 meters Cho Oyo Peak in over 28 hours with the use of a marathon alpine-style climb, and without supplementary oxygen, the Alpine Club of Pakistan’s official mountaineering organisation said in a statement.
Pakistan ambassador to UAE congratulated her and said, “We are proud of you.”
The ambassador also awarded the Naila and, appreciated her for extraordinary achievement,and called her a role model for all women.
Pakistani ambassador to UAE also called her a role model for the young and dynamic Pakistani women worldwide.
Naila’s achievement is not just her professional achievement. Rather, both the nations Pakistan and UAE are proud of her success stories.
Her record-breaking climbing serve as a source of inspiration for women, especially mothers and mountaineers across the world.
Her success also demonstrates that with determination and persistence, anything can be achieved without any hurdle.
She also went to Kathmandu, Nepal, where she summited the Manaslu mountain, and she became the first Pakistani woman to reach an 8,163-metre peak.
She also successfully conquered Nanga Parbat, K2 and Mount Everest.