GB Tourism Department to Organize Cold Desert Jeep Rally in Sarfa Ranga Shigar
GILGIT: CM GB Hafiz Hafeez u Rehman said that GB govt is taking necessary steps to promote tourism in Gilgit Baltistan. He said that GB government is organizing first ever cold desert jeep rally at Sarfa Ranga cold desert. Sarfa Ranga is the highest cold desert area in the world. To successfully organize this event CM GB approved a steering committee. Chief secretary Gilgit Baltistan will head this committee, other members are : secretary interior ministry, secretary finance , secretary chief minister, IGP GB, secretary tourism , MD NATCO and council members from Skardu.
The event is organized to attract international tourists to Baltistan. In this event the culture of Baltistan will be promoted. A polo match, handicrafts exhibition and sailing competition will be organized. CM GB also approved organizing committee lead by Commissioner Baltistan division. Other members of organizing committee includes Deputy Commisoner Shigar and Skardu, Conservator forests, DIG Baltistan, Chief engineer and director tourism.
This Cold Desert Jeep rally will be unique and it will be organized in collaboration with PakWheels.com .