Mohmand tribal district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Sunday witnessed a vibrant conclusion to the Mohmand, Bajaur Peace Cycle Gala.
Organized in collaboration with the army, Pakistan Cycling Federation and Frontier Corps North, the event showcased the positive impact of peace in the tribal areas of K-P.
Attended by security forces, district officials, local elders, students, and a large youth contingent, the gala featured a three-day peace cycle race, attracting 134 cyclists from across the country.
The 80-km race spanned districts Mohmand and Bajaur, promoting both professional and amateur cycling in the region.
Inspector General FC North, Major General Noor Wali Khan, graced the closing ceremony as the chief guest.
In a captivating display of talent, the band of FC North delivered a mesmerizing performance. Simultaneously, the students of Cadet College Mohmand showcased outstanding athleticism, adding an energetic and vibrant dimension to the event.
The event celebrated winners in various categories, with Najeebullah of WAPDA securing the first position in the professional category and Haris Ali from Bajaur district claiming victory in the amateur category.
A special acknowledgment was extended to 75-year-old Khawaja Zaheeruddin from Islamabad, who excelled in the peace cycle gala.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 20th2023.