Emirati Engineer Creates History By Flying UAE National Flag Atop Europe’s Highest Peak

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Emirati Engineer Creates History By Flying UAE National Flag Atop Europe’s Highest Peak

An Emirati engineer, Abdullah Al Muhairbi, scaled Mount Elbrus in Russia, and Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, South America and has created history by flying UAE’s national flag there. He scaled the 6,962-metre Mount Aconcagua in Argentina and the 5,642-metre Mount Elbrus in Russia as a part of his mission to climb the Seven Summits. Upon being asked about the achievement, he spoke about the Emirati spirit. 

Emirati Engineer On A Mission To Conquer Seven Summits

Abdullah Al Muhairbi conquered the highest peaks and paid his respects to the UAE by flying its national flag there.  He expressed his gratitude and owed his success to the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). He said that the organisation offered constant support him for his Seven Summit mission. Conquering Seven Summits means conquering the highest peaks of all the seven continents of the world. Abdullah had climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, which is 5.895 metres high, in Tanzania which is the highest peak in Africa. 

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Emirati Felt Proud To Fly The UAE Flag

Abdullah felt extremely proud and was happy to fly his nation’s flag on the mountains. He said that his success is not his alone but belongs to every Emirati who dares to dream and has the determination and courage to fulfil the same. Emirati engineer said that conquering a mountain is not at all easy and is like the test for every climber. He spoke about the benefits of climbing a mountain and said that it brings in a burning desire to succeed. He further said that every Emirati has the spirit to follow their dreams and do their best in every field. 

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He makes us all proud and more power to him!