Tourists throng Gabin Jabba to enjoy snow sports competitions

Peshawar - A large number of tourists and local people on Saturday thronged the scenic Gabin Jabba to enjoy the snow sports competitions and cultural activities in the ongoing sports and cultural festival. 

The festival showcased various snow sports competitions for men and women, including teqball, snow marathon race, snow judo, tug-of-war and archery on the second day of the gala. 

Jalaluddin clinched first position in the men’s single teqball competitions while Yasir stood second, Fahad Khwaja third and Hammad Chitrali got fourth position. Similarly, Iqra Rahman grabbed first position while Muneeba Wali got second position in women’s single teqball contests. 

Tourists from across the country also visited tourist information desk, handicrafts and food stalls while children enjoyed various games in the play land.  

They enjoyed magic show, Khattak and FC dance performance, embroidery items displayed at the handicraft’s stalls and traditional cuisines. Also, famous singers and artistes, including Shahid Ali Khan, Khalid Malik and others mesmerised the audience at the music show with their melodious voices. 

Other artistes including Humayun Khan, Moeez, Shahukat Mahmood, Almas Khalil and others would perform today (Sunday), Rabab music, Pashto poetry recital sessions, magic and martial art shows and Pashto stage dramas are also part of the festival. 

The documentary and video promo being filmed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department on Swat Valley and tourist spots elsewhere in the province would also be screened at the festival. The tourists and visitors have praised the organisers for arranging such a beautiful event in Gabin Jabba. 

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA) under the aegis of Sports, Tourism, Archaeology, Culture, Museums and Youth Affairs Department and Swat district administration has organised the spectacular extravaganza.

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