UAS co-founder Omar Hosari scales Africa’s highest peak

KATHMANDU: Co-founder of the United Aviation Services Omar Hosari successfully climbed Africa’s highest peak to raise awareness on aviation sustainability.

According to a statement issued by UAS, the Syrian businessman reached the summit point of Mt Kilimanjaro on October 11.

Being the one of the 100 best Arab Chief Executive Officers, Omar stood atop the 5,895-metre peak inspiring the business community to challenge and push themselves to the limit, overcoming enormous challenges.

“Omar took this challenge for aviation sustainability,” the statement said, adding that his message to the aviation world was to identify ways of becoming more carbon neutral and reducing any damaging environmental impact.

Being the Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro is one of the seven peaks, as well as the tallest freestanding mountain in the world.

“Kilimanjaro climb aimed at raising awareness of our industry’s commitment to sustainability and demonstrate the leading role that we all play as stakeholders in aviation businesses,” statement quoted Omar as saying.