Col. Manzur Hussain, president of the Alpine Club of Pakistan, commented on the accident. Image by Karrar Haidri courtesy Karrar Haidri
File image of porters at Concordia, Baltoro glacier, on the way to the Gasherbrums. Image by Ludovic Challeat courtesy Ludo Challeat, SOURCE
ExWeb correspondent Karrar Haidri (left) was selected as Member of the Executive Council for the fourth year, and was awarded for his excellent performance at the ACP by former Gov. Brig Amir Gulistan (right). Nazir Sabir in background. courtesy Karrar Haidri
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Veteran mountaineer Lt. Col. Manzoor Hussain (retired), has been unanimously elected as president of the ACP for next three-year term during the Clubs Annual General Meeting held at Pakistan Sports Complex on October 17, 2010. Climbing fees for 2011 are out -- small increase has been unavoidable.Climbing feesThe Ministry of Tourism and the Government of Pakistan's mountain royalty fees for 2011 are still low. Reflections from the 2006 prices for the highest moutnains are not 50% but 40% lower than they are now; the small...