UK, Pakistan team completes joint expedition

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APP65-16 KARAKORAM: August 16 – A group photograph of UK-Pakistan team who successfully completed a joint expedition in the Karakoram Mountains. APP

ISLAMABAD, Aug 16 (APP): A UK-Pakistan team has successfully completed
a joint expedition in the Karakoram Mountains.
According to statement issued here Wednesday, the eight-person UK team
was formed from 32 royal engineer regiment based in Catterick Garrison.
Pakistan team was a combination of engineers and high altitude school
instructors.
The five-day expedition was from Minapin to the base of Rakaposhi,
following the Minapin Glacier.
Leader of the UK team Major Dale Luttig said, “I am delighted to lead
this successful expedition. Our long-standing defence links are a key part of our two countries’ relationship and I am proud that the Royal Engineers are a part of this strong bond.”