Second phase of Pak Motor Rally concludes in S Waziristan

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RAWALPINDI: The second phase of Pakistan Motor Rally, organised by the Pakistan Army to commemorate 70th year of the country’s independence, concluded in South Waziristan on Thursday, with The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Zafar Iqbal Jhagra and Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa chief participating in it.

The rally includes over 300 jeeps, 500 bikers and 150 vintage cars drawn from 23 motor clubs across the country, started on October 21 and will culminate upon reaching Gwadar on October 31.

A car and motorcycle race was also held among the participants in Gomal Zam, the ISPR said in a statement.

Speaking on the occasion, General Bajwa said organising the car rally in terrorism-affected areas is a clear evidence of their claims for peace. “With the efforts and sacrifices of Pakistan Army, these areas have returned to normal,” he said.

General Bajwa and Governor Jhagra also distributed prizes among participants for best performances.