PESHAWAR: A colourful grand show of old and vintage cars was held here at the Peshawar Services Club on Sunday as the 11th annual Vintage and Classic Car Rally 2020 arrived in provincial capital Peshawar. Visitors in large number thronged to Peshawar Service Club, wherein the old and classic cars show was held. Classic Land Rover, ancient and unique cars from 1930 to 1970 models, including Mercedes, Ford, Chevrolet, Mustang, MG, VW, Mini and others are part of the rally. After the grand show in Peshawar, the classic car racers from Peshawar, Islamabad and Lahore left for Multan where they would join the participants of the rally from Karachi, Multan and other cities.
The racers from Karachi, Multan, Peshawar, Islamabad and Lahore would then start their journey from scenic Galiyat and tourist resort Khanpur, which is the final destination of the rally. The organisers said that this time foreign tourists were also participating in the rally. The event was organised by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA).
The cars came to Peshawar via Pak-Afghan Highway and the historic Bab-e-Khyber from Khyber district. They said that a colourful grand show of Vintage and Classic cars and music programme would be arranged at the Peshawar Services Club.
The organisers said the launch of the 11th annual Vintage and Classic Car Rally 2020 from Khyber district is aimed at highlighting the importance of scenic places and tourism in the merged districts to lure more tourists to the serene sites.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2020