Olympics charge up Pakistan’s snow festivity


Having electrified with the grandeur of the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, winter sports festivities encompassing snow & skiing games are picking up momentum in Pakistan, according to a report pub-lished by Gwadar Pro Tuesday.

Recently, a three-day winter sports competition has taken place at Arangkhel, Ganga Choti of Nee-lam Valley in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK), a re-gion administered by Pakistan. People hailing from Malam Jabba, Chitral and KPK region flocked to the site to participate in winter sports competition getting fired up with fervency ignited by the ongo-ing winsome Beijing Winter Olympics that galva-nized the attention of the entire world.

Besides Pakistan, enthusiasts from Afghanistan also took part in the games expressing their fond-ness and avidity for snow sports. In collaboration with Tourism & Sports Department Azad Kashmir and Hussain Enterprises (Tourism Agency), winter sports festival that came to effect at the world’s most beautiful snow meadow in Neelam Valley set public interest ablaze in Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Six teams of boys and three teams of girls basked in alpine skiing, snow-boarding and ice-skating in the event.

Talking to Gwadar Pro, Hussain Enterprises CEO Ch. Saud Mukhtar International games, espe-cially the Beijing Winter Olympics, blazed the trail of icy and snowy games, making people feel the thunder and splendor of snow-related games. “Peo-ple are gradually prioritizing winter sports that were earlier on least preference,” he added.

“Hopefully, we will organize similar games in March as well in the same place,” he mentioned.—INP


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