The second phase of Venture de Adventure Sports held with the joint collaboration of Pak Youth Welfare and Development Organization and Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa concluded on a high note with the youth delegation has matchless memories at snow covered peaks of District Chitral, Pakistan Observer Reported.
The delegation headed by Director Youth KP Arshad Hussain, Chairman PaKWO Umair Jamal, President Mubashir Islam with 30 top talented students including 15 male and as many female.
Seeing Chitral, which is the largest district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, considered as a hub of sight scenes.
Covering area of 14,850 km, it is the northernmost district of Pakistan, said Miss Nadia, head of the female delegation soon after returning back.
“Oh, it is amazing and we have seen many things in Chitral, shares a border with Gilgit-Baltistan to the east, with Kunar, Badakshan and Nuristan provinces to the north and west, and with Swat and Dir to the south besides a narrow strip of Wakhan Corridor separates Chitral from Tajikistan in the north”, Nadia added.
The entire region that now forms the Chitral District was an independent monarchical state until 1895, when the British negotiated a treaty with its hereditary ruler, the Mehtar, under which Chitral became a semi autonomous state within the Indian Empire.
Chitral retained this status even after its accession to Pakistan in 1947, only being made an administrative district of Pakistan in 1969, she informed.
“You know Chitral is counted amongst the highest regions of the world, sweeping from 1,094 meters at Arandu to 7,726 meters at Tirichmir, and packing over 40 peaks more than 6,100 meters in height,” Romana, another student of the Department of Economic, University of Peshawar told APP.
“Our country is among the beautiful countries of the World”, Paras Ahmad, a student of Engineering said.
The delegation comprised students from various educational institutions of the KP. “We visited Kalasha, Boni, Kaklash, Garam Chishma and many other sights and enjoyed the trip over there,” Muzamil Khan, a student of KUST University Kohat said.
He said it was matchless memories as we also visited the terrain of Chitral, a mountainous area besides witnessed highest Hindu Kush peak, rises in the north of the district.