PAF C-130 Transports International Skiers to Saidu Sharif

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PAF C-130 Transports International Skiers to Saidu Sharif

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Pakistan Air Force (PAF) No. 6 "Antelopes" Squadron Lockheed C-130E Hercules serial number 4178 transported to Saidu Sharif around thirty-six international skiers from nine countries including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Canada, Greece, Tajikistan, Timor, Turkey, Ukraine and United Kingdom to participate in different categories of Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) - International Ski Federation races at the Malam Jabba Ski Resort.

The skiers will be racing in slalom and giant slalom categories of Malam Jabba International Alpine Ski Cup and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Karakoram Alpine Ski Cup.

The aircraft tail is sporting special markings celebrating 75th anniversary of PAF No. 6 Air Transport Support (ATS) Squadron and 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Re: PAF C-130 Transports International Skiers to Saidu Sharif

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Who foots the bill for such flights, FIS, some sponsor or GoP out of taxpayer's money.

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Re: PAF C-130 Transports International Skiers to Saidu Sharif

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President Arif Alvi arrived in Malam Jabba on a Pakistan Army Puma helicopter on February 8.

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