Mountain Challenge Take Part 300 Pakistani Students
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) and the Alpine Club of Pakistan in collaboration with a number of adventure clubs and educational institutions ofRawalpindiandIslamabadon Tuesday organised an event titled ‘Mountain Challenge’ on Trail-5 at Margalla Hills to celebrate the International Mountain Day
As many as 300 students of schools and colleges were engaged in various outdoor learning experience including competition and learn basic life skills like confidence, problems solving, communication and creativity. The activities included pulley crossing, slack-lining, human knot, shrinking ship, balloon scramble, magic carpet, target dart, creative painting etc. Thirty teams, having 10 members each, from various schools and colleges participated in the event.
PTDC Managing Director Shahjahan Khetran was the chief guest at the award distribution .
Speaking on the occasion, he congratulated and thanked PTDC and Alpine Club for organising such event to celebrate International Mountains Day and hoped that both the organisations will continue their efforts to promote tourism and adventure sports in the country. He added that PTDC has carried out UNWTO Campaign: One Billion Tourists — One Billion Opportunities, and PTDC is obtaining suggestion and feedback from tourists and visitors for betterment of services.
More than 300 students fromRawalpindiandIslamabadschools, including Faiza Education System Islamabad,AlhudaInternationalSchool,IIUISchool, Grammar School, Roots College International andIslamabadModelCollegefor Girls, participated in the Mountain Challenge. TheCitySchooltook the first position, Grammar School
300 students take part in ‘Mountain Challenge’