Pakistan to host the first— Alpine International Ski tournament in Malam Jabba.
Following the Alpine International Ski tournament in Malam Jabba, the winter sport will be held at Naltar in Gilgit-Baltistan.
In the Alpine International Ski tournament around 12 countries are expected to take parts, which are the first of its kind in the history of the country.
The Alpine International Ski tournament will continue till March.
The Pakistan Ski Federation considers it a milestone achievement that the International Ski Federation has approved 16 international races for Pakistan, which would not only promote soft image of Pakistan in the world but also earn revenue and boost tourism.
The Pakistan Ski Federation arranged Chief of Air Staff International Karakoram Ski Cup 2016 at Naltar in which Turkey sent its six international skiers. After the successful arrangement of the two international races, the international federation approved 16 races eight each for men and women in both the slopes – Malam Jabba and Naltar.