Syangja, Oct 17: A paragliding world cup championship is to be organized from November 1 to 4 at the Sworek ground of Bhirkot municipality -5 in Syangja district.
Nepal Paragliding Association, Nepal Air Sports Association and the Babu Adventure Club, Syangja are jointly organizing the event with the coordination of the District Coordination Committee, Syangja.
General-secretary of Nepal Paragliding and Hand-gliding Association general secretary and programme coordinator, Shailendra Rawat, said that the paragliding world cup is taking place for the first time in Nepal. He said it was a pride for the state as well as the players.
Coordinator of the paragliding competition management main committee, Sita Sundas, believed that the championship would help enhance Syangja district’s identity cross the globe. Also the chief of the District Coordination Committee, she said the championship would be an important occasion for publicizing the possibility of air sports in the country at the international level.
It is believed that the paragliding world cup championship will play a significant role in introducing the Aandhikhola Valley aviation zone in the district to the world.
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