SPORTS

Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally

The Gilgit-Baltistan Government will organize a three-day car rally in freezing Cold Desert of Sarfranga from August 31.

A large number of National and International contenders are expected to take part in the competition which also includes Female Car and Motorcycle Racers.

This year's rally would be of 40 Kilometers instead of last year's 28. Apart from Polo Match, various Cultural Activities, Musical Night, Tent-Pegging, Mai-Fung, Tug of War, Fireworks and Traditional Zakh competition would also be held.

The Aim of these events was to introduce Traditions and culture of this remote area in the World adding the Rally would Open New Opportunities for the local communities by promoting tourism.