Experts, professional climbers call for integrated policy on mountaineering
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Experts, professional climbers call for integrated policy on mountaineering

Zubair Qureshi

Experts and professional climbers have urged the government to set up a professional mountaineering school and a strong Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) having the right professionals on board.

While speaking at a webinar on “Mountaineering Challenges Confronting Pakistan”, the experts appreciated the Pakistan army for conducting the rescue operations quite efficiently when needed.

The national mountaineering federation is a weaker body with lack of organizational skills, competency and transparency right from its elections to its performance.

The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) despite having a heavy mandate and scope of work as a national federation, has not…

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