Gilgit: Tour de Khunjrab will commence today from Gilgit.
Tour de Khunjrab cycling race will start from Gilgit on Friday, 11 May. It is the 1st international cycling race and over hundred cyclists from different countries will participate in the event. However, there will be 12 teams in the Tour de Khunjrab cycling race. Cyclists will arrive Sost tomorrow after spending a night in Nagar.
Usman Ahmed, the Gilgit Division Commissioner, said that foolproof security initiatives have been made for the safety of participants. He further added that the traffic will be suspended at Highway when cyclists will move from there.
During the third and last round, cyclists will end their cycling tour at Khunjrab, the China-Pakistan border. However, international participants will be from Afghanistan, Australia, United States, Britain, and Switzerland.