Pakistani student scales Africa’s highest peak
LAHORE: Tanzania-based 18-year old Pakistani student Alveena has brought laurels for the country by scaling Africa’s highest peak, 5895-metre Kilimanjaro.
Alveena is the first Pakistani woman to climb this peak. She is the daughter of Pakistan High Commissioner in Tanzania Najeeb Durrani. Student of Agha Khan School Darussalam (Tanzania) Alveena had left for Kilimanjaro summit on May 19 alongwith 34 other students. She succeeded in scaling the summit on May 24. Alveena has been issued a certificate in this regard by the Tanzanian government.