The seminar was attended by a large number of students of Beacon House School, Roots School, Kiran Public School and The Educators were present at the occasion. The seminar highlighted the significance of mountains globally and specifically in Pakistan.
To increase the prospective of mountain tourism and trekking in Pakistan, sustainable resource utilization in high mountainous regions is needed, stressed the speakers at the seminar.
The artwork of the children signified most of the highest peaks in Pakistan lie in Karakoram Range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region which is considered to be a part of the greater Himalayan range. The Karakoram and Hindukush (the western end of the great mountain chain of South Asia and Central Asia), contain the greatest concentration of high peaks and the greatest expanse of glaciers of any mountain range in the world.
Home of many of the highest summit on earth, Pakistan has been attracting herds of mountaineers, trekkers and adventurers from around the world. There is no count of the peaks above 5,000 and 4,000 meters in the country while five of the 14 highest independent peaks in the world are in Pakistan. However the significance of these majestic mountains, hilly region has often been neglected and underestimated at home.