This International Mountain Day, we're appreciating the tall and majestic peaks in Pakistan

Published 11 Dec, 2020 05:05pm

Images Staff

With the goal to encourage sustainable development, the United Nations has decided the theme 'Mountain Biodiversity' for 2020 .

From the volcanic beauty of Fuji to the snow-capped peaks of the majestic Himalayas, mountains are undoubtedly one of the most exotic landscapes in the world.

The International Mountain Day is celebrated on the 11th of December every year, with the intent to remind people the ecological importance of the treasures which host about half of the world's biodiversity hotspots. (The first time it was celebrated was in 2003!)

With the goal to encourage sustainable development, the United Nations has decided the theme 'Mountain Biodiversity' for 2020 .

Many Pakistani Twitterati took this occasion to appreciate Pakistan's own tall and beautiful peaks.

All hail the majestic K2

Snowy Skardu and Karakoram

Breathtaking peaks

And a little of Naran

Not just Pakistanis, peoples across the world shared pictures too

Admiring the fluffy wildlife

And just being in the spotlight

We hear you

So reduce your carbon footprint, and take care of these national treasures!