Updated with the photograph from May 19, 2013.
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Samina Khayal Baig is a 21 year old mountaineer from the Shimshal Valley of Gojal (upper Hunza). She created history by becoming the only Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. She, along with her 29 year old brother Mirza Ali, was part of a team that scaled the highest peak of the world in Nepal on Sunday.
Mirza Ali became Pakistan’s youngest male mountaineer to climb Everest. The first man from Pakistan to climb Mount Everest was Nazir Sabir from Hunza Valley.
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