International conference on Pakistan Mountains is going to be held in Paris on 25th October 2018, organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in France, the event aims to highlight the majesty of the Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush ranges and to showcase the variety of experiences and adventures they can offer: climbing, climbing, skiing, paragliding, kayaking, etc. It will also promote sustainable mountain development and tourism.
The event is a big first! This is indeed to bring together under the roof of the iconic UNESCO House and for the first time, many of the biggest names in the mountain.
Speakers, conquerors of the impossible, winners of the summits and industry professionals, will discuss their travels and expeditions to Pakistan, their experiences and stories, and compare their visions of opportunities and challenges. Finally, they will share with the audience what nourishes and animates their passion.
A moment of the evening will be reserved for the Alpine Club’s “Spirit of Mountaineering” tribute to the Pakistani pilots for their rescue operations.
The instrumental group KHUMARIYAAN will play traditional music.