Islamabad, December 19: Asghar and Ejaz Rumi, two young peace activists belonging to the Gojal Valley of Hunza – Nagar district, have reached Karachi today. They walked for peace through Gilgit – Baltistan, NWFP, Islamabad, Punjab and Sindh, covering over 2, 012 kilometers (1250 miles) of distance in a span of 76 days, havinvg started at the 16600 feet high Khunjrav National Park, located at Pak – China border.
They will be received by the government of Sindh and different Karachi based organizations of Gilgit – Baltistan tomorrow at Mazar-e-Quaid. The peace walkers will place two stones picked from the Khunjrav National Park at Mazar of Pakistan’s founder, as a token of remembrance. High dignitaries of the government are expected to be present during the ceremony.
Talking to Pamir Times Ejaz said, “While the Walk-for-Peace would be over tomorrow, we urge youth of the nation to start Work-for-Peace”.