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Vanessa O’Brien

British-American mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien visits Pakistan embassy

WASHINGTON: Accomplished mountain climber Vanessa O'Brien, who recently ascended Mount K2, has attended a event in her honour organised by the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington. Ms. O'Brien, hailed as a friend of Pakistan, became the first American and British woman to successfully summit K2, the second tallest mountain in the world on July 28, 2017. She led a team of twelve members to the summit on her third attempt, and unfolded among others a Pakistani flag at the summit. She is also the fastest woman to climb the…