GILGIT: A high-level meeting presided over by Commissioner Gilgit, Mr. Usman Ahmed here on Wednesday, 2 May, finalized arrangements for Pakistan’s first Tour D Khunjrab cycling race starting from Gilgit on May 11 and will culminate at Khunjrab on May 13, 2018.
The representatives of all the concerned departments attended the meeting and discussed ways and means to make the event interesting and successful.
The Commissioner directed foolproof security arrangements for the event and overcoming all shortcomings well ahead of the schedule program.
He directed repair of road from Gilgit to Khunjrab Top and has reviewed arrangements pertaining to the provision of health services to cyclists during emergency.
The Commissioner said the event would help promote adventure tourism besides cycling sports in the country especially in Gilgit Baltistan.
He expressed satisfaction over the arrangements and directed close coordination among all the departments to make the event highly success.
The event will help promote the soft image of the country besides highlighting the scenic beauty of Giligt Baltistan that attracts domestic and foreign tourists from across the country viz a viz abroad.