A 24-year old cyclist Saqib ur Rehman belonging from Multan achieved a major milestone. He peddled all the way from Multan to K2 base camp via Skardu.
The K2 base camp is at the height of about 16.5 thousand feet above sea level.
It took him 43 days of travel and intensive cycling to reach there. He is said to have claimed to be the First Pakistani to reach K2 base camp on bicycle.
As soon as he reached there he raised a flag at the snow-covered mountains.
When he got back to his city he was welcomed with immense respect and heroic entrance.
Talking about his achievement he stated that, “I dedicate this feat to the martyred army soldier while protecting our homeland.”
He expressed people of Gilgit-Baltistan are very generous and hospitable and I appreciate their hospitality.