CHITRAL: Four youth and seven Children from Chitral attended a week-long skiing training held at Naltar Gilgit-Baltistan during the last week of January 2018. Some members of the Chitrali team also attended a competition held on 30th January.
The youngest team member, Salman Hayder from Mogholandeh, Chitral, got 10th position among dozen of kids competing in the junior competition, says a press release.
The training was organized by the Pakistan Skiing Federation.
After formal induction of trained skiers from Chitral, it is expected that the Pakistan Ski Federation will conduct skiing event at a suitable place in Chitral.
Sports enthusiasts have welcomed the introduction of Skiing in Chitral and requested the Ski Federation to conduct similar camps in Chitral during winter season which will promote winter tourism in the remote district.
The Chitral Ski team members have thanked the Pakistan Ski Federation and Gilgit Baltistan Scouts for providing this opportunity.