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Table No. 15 : Terms and Conditions for Grant of Permission to Mountaineering
Expedition Parties for Climbing Peaks in Pakistan


1.
Procedure for Applying for Permission:
1. A foreign mountaineering expedition desirous of climbing of peak in Pakistan shall apply
on the application form with one extra copy in the nearest Embassy/Consulate of
Pakistan. A copy with a photo copy of royalty receipt should be sent directly to the
Ministry of Tourism, Operation, Section, 10
th
Green Trust Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Blue
Area, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2. Government reserves the right to allot a particular peak through any route to more than
one party in the same season.

Cancellation:
Government has the right to cancel the allotment of a peak at any time without assigning any
reason. Amount of royalty deposited shall be refunded in such cases.

Briefing/De-Briefing:
The expedition upon arrival in Rawalpindi/Islamabad should see the officer concerned in
Ministry of Tourism, Operation Section, 10
th
Green Trust Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area,
Islamabad, for arranging meeting with the Liaison Officer and assistance on matters like
insurance, purchase of rations and allied matters. After completing these formalities leader
of the expedition shall ask for a date of formal briefing. For this purpose he shall give a
minimum notice of 24 hours excluding Friday and Holidays. The preparatory work would
entail a stay of about four-five days in Islamabad/Rawalpindi.
Note: No party will leave for the mountains without formal briefing or leave the country
without formal de-briefing.

Liaison Officer (L.O.).
A party shall include in the expedition, as its member at least one L.O. to be detailed by the
Government of Pakistan.
Note: The above information has taken from the publication Mountaineering Rules and
Regulation (Edition 1999), which has been, corrected upto 15.04.1999. This
information is subject to modifications, alternations and relaxations. For any further
information please contact the Co-ordination Officer (Operation Section), Ministry of
Tourism, 10
th
Green Trust Tower, Blue Area, Islamabad. Tel: 9203509.