NOWSHEHRA, 04 December: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) has arranged the first ever international paragliding event in Misri Banda area of Akora Khattak town in Nowshera district.

As many as 18 male and female paragliders from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad participated in the event. International paraglider Muhammad Asif Hasan from Bangladesh also participated in the event.

Large number of spectators had come to Misri Banda to witness the the participants enjoying the most popular adventurous activity.

Deputy commissioner Nowshehra, high ups of the Tourism department and other government officials were also present on the occasion.

Adil Safi, secretary of the Tourism department told reporters that the event was organized to promote the paragliding sports and the culture of the province and attract the youth towards the adventurous activity.