Derajat Off-Road Jeep Challenge from March

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Third Derajat Off Road Jeep Challenge 2023 is being held from 16th to 19th of March in Dera Ismail Khan as part of a grand Derajat festival. Men and women jeep racers from all over the country besides some foreign sports persons are expected to participate in the championship.

Provincial Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Faisal Amin Gandapur while chairing the meeting, directed all concerned departments to make all necessary arrangements for this purpose in addition to streamlining the departments of tourism, local govt & rural development.

Gandapur said that during last 2 year people enjoyed the festival and it was very well received by the people. However, better arrangements have been made this year so that people could have maximum recreational opportunities in the area. Sharing the details of the event, the minister said that the Derajat Off-Road Challenge along with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route will be held from March 16-19 as part of a grand ‘Derajat festival’ in Dera Ismail Khan.

He said that Dera Ismail Khan is the geographical heart of Pakistan, as well as, that of the CPEC – China Pakistan Economic Corridor. “It is accessible, hospitable and full of life and adventure and its weather at this time of the year is one of the best in the entire Pakistan.”—APP