Car rally highlighting CPEC
GILGIT: The Pak-China Friendship Car Rally arrived in Gilgit from China’s Xinjiang region through the Khunjerab Pass on Friday 14 October,2016.
The rally, comprising 20 cars with 52 people, including media representatives, is meant to highlight the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Representatives of the Gilgit-Baltistan government, including Minister for Works Dr Mohammad Iqbal, GB Council Member Arman Shah and government and military officials, received the participants of the rally at Zero Point, near the Pak-China Khunjerab Pass border.
A ceremony was held in Sost where flags of the two countries were hoisted and national anthems played.