RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has organized a photo walk at Ayub Park here on Saturday. The major aim of this walk was to promote and highlight beautiful spots, parks, heritage, old buildings, scenery and topography of the city.
Five different spots were selected for the photo walk and picture competition at Ayub Park, including Vintage Park, Pride Rock, Lake, Botanical Garden and Bara Dari.
More than 100 immature photographers, including students, volunteers and citizens from the civil society participated in the event.
RCCI President Saboor Malik said that Rawalpindi was located at the crossroads of three provinces and Azad Kashmir and people from across Pakistan do make a brief stay at Rawalpindi while visiting to different tourism places in KP, Gilgit and AJK. The main idea behind this contest was to provide an opportunity to new comers in photography to explore beauty and scenic parts of the city to revive its glory and also provide guidelines and technics to immature photographers through orientation.
“We can transform this city into a tourism hub as we have traces of old civilization, which can be a source of attractions for foreign travelers”, he added.
Under photo competition, the best picture will be selected after voting at Web Portal. The details of criteria and regulations are available at Glorious Rawalpindi Website (http://www.gloriousrawalpindi.com/).
The Walk was open for public; however, for photo contest the participants were required to get themselves registered online.
In the end, certificates were distributed among the participants.