ISLAMABAD: A retired Pakistan Army lieutenant colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became the fourth Pakistani to successfully climb on top of Mount Everest.
According to reports, it took the ex-Pakistan Army soldier him 90 days to achieve the feat.
An esteemed mountain climber and previous winner of Tamgha-e-Basalat amd Pride of Performance award, he was paying for the trip – costing Rs. 5 million – from his own pocket and with the help of a private donor.
He has also conquered Broad Peak, Gasherbrum 2 Peak and Spantik Peak.
Pakistani mountaineers Hassan Sadpara, Samina Baig and Nazir Sabir have also conquered Mt. Everest.