Will Pakistan host a world ski championship?

The military is opening the doors to its own personal ski resort in Naltar, in the mountains of northern Pakistan.

    The country's winter sports federation and military are combining forces to help boost popularity for skiing in the country.

    The mountains have been plagued by tribal violence for centuries, and reminders are never far away.

    But ski racers from nearly 40 countries still made the journey to get a feel for Pakistan's slopes.

    And the feedback was positive.

    Al Jazeera's David Stokes has more.


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