Mountaineer Naila Kiani to receive Sitara-i-Imtiaz
May 17, 2023 04:16 PM
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has approved the conferment of Sitara-i-Imtiaz award on renowned mountaineer Naila Kiani in recognition of her achievement to successfully summit the world’s highest peak Mount Everest, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Prime Minister’ Office issued a notification on Wednesday, containing the prime minister’s approval for conferment of the award on the mountaineer who is the second Pakistani woman to summit Mount Everest, after Samina Baig who summited the peak in 2013.
The PM Office has directed the Cabinet Secretary to complete all the formalities in this regard.
Earlier, the prime minister had announced to confer Sitara-i-Imtiaz on Naila Kiani as she brought laurels to Pakistan, through her achievement.