Army School of Physical Training (ASPT), Kakul under its initiative to advance support for paragliding held the 1st Akash Open National Paragliding Competition from April 6-9, 2018. Teams from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Bolan, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Lower Chitral and Upper Chitral comprising 58 players participated in the competition. The events included accuracy landing and longest flight. Major General Akhter Nawaz Satti, Commandant Pakistan Military Academy and Brigadier Muhammad Akram Khan (R) were the chief guest for the opening ceremony and the dinner, respectively. The Commandant PMA distributed the trophies and cash prizes amongst the winners at the culmination of the event. Apart from pilots, the students of various colleges and schools, general masses from Abbottabad city and Army personnel were in attendance at the event. The Bolan team emerged as the champions bagging 1st prize in all award categories.
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