A UK-Pakistan team has successfully completed a joint expedition in the Karakoram Mountains. The eight-people UK team was formed from 32 Royal Engineer Regiment based in Catterick Garrison. The 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. Major Dale Luttig, the leader of the UK team, 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.”
Published in The Express Tribune, August 17th, 2017.
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