The Shah Khan Ski Championship and National Ski Championship concluded in Naltar Valley, Gilgit. Exciting and colorful performances by 70 athletes from Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Army, Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts and other organizations were appreciated by the spectators, including locals.
Group Captain (r) Shah Khan, is one of the heroes of Gilgit-Baltistan’s war of independence. He was part of the Gilgit Scouts when the local forces rebelled against the occupying Dogra forces. He later joined the Pakistan Air Force and retired as a Group Captain.
The Naltar Ski Resort was established under his leadership.
Photos: Asghar Khan for Pamir Times