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Chinese/Pakistan K2 2002!
China-Pak Friendship K-2 Expedition -2002 is  being launched jointly by China Tibet Mountaineering Association (CTMA) and Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) to commemorate the International Years of Mountains 2002 and Golden Jubilee of the establishment of the Diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan. The Expedition will attempt to climb  K-2 (8611M). The Expedition left Islamabad for Skardu Thursday, 23 May 2002.The team will start climb K-2 in the first week of June. 

The Expedition is being led by veteran Tibet Chinese climber Mr. Sam Drug and comprises members of China Tibet Mountaineering team, which is attempting to climb all the fourteen above eight thousand meters high peaks of the world. The team began its challenging undertaking in 1993,and till now has climbed most of the peaks including Mt. Everest. 

The Pakistani climber Mr. Rahmatullah Qureshi is leading four members strong Pakistani side. The Govt of Pakistan, as a token of Friendship has kindly waived off peak royalty of the expedition. The Alpine Club of Pakistan is providing logistic support to the expedition besides participating in the climb. 

Chinese Members
1.Mr. Sam Drug  Leader
2.Mr. Lobsang Yunden .Expedition Doctor and Logistic In charge
3.Mr. Tsering Dorji. Climbing Leader
4.Mr. Bianba Zaxi
5.Mr. Reena
6.Mr. Lovtse
7.Mr. Akebu
8.Mr. Gyabu
9.Mr. Phubu Thundrup.
10.Mr. Bianbadunzhu
11.Mr. Zaxi Ciren
12.Mr. Phubu Tsering. Interpreter
Pakistani Members
1.Mr. Rahmatullah Qureshi.
2.Capt Muhammad Iqbal, Tbt
3.Hav Sher Dullah
4.Mr. Muhammad  Hussain

Report From Shahid Saleem Coordinator ACP (Faisalabad Branch)

Pakistan 2002 Teams

Master List of Expeditions for Pakistan 2002