May 20

First Pakistani woman conquers Mount Everest

pakistan saminabaig mounteverestKARACHI: 22 years old Samina Baig has become the first Pakistani woman to reach on the summit of the Mount Everest, Geo News reported Sunday.

Mirza Ali, a brother of Samina Baig, told in a message that he along with his sister reached the world’s highest mountain with a peak at 8,848 metres.

According to reports, Baig completed the climb to the summit at around 7:30am local time with her brother Mirza Ali, who becomes the third and youngest Pakistani male to scale the mountain.

The reports said Ali and Baigh are natives of Shimshal village in Hunza valley.