Cycle ride to pay tribute to Sharma

Kathmandu: Rupak Memorial Foundation is organising a bicycle ride on Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of PIA plane crash in Lele, Lalitpur.

A total of 167 passengers, including former national football team skipper and FIFA Referee Rupak Raj Sharma, were on board the PIA’s Airbus A300B4-203 that crashed at Lele on September 28, 1992.

The rally will start at the Rupak Memorial Foundation building in Satdobato and go to PIA Memorial Park in Lele where the participants will light candle to pay tribute to the deceased passengers, informed RMF General Secretary Krishna Sharma.

A short instrumental performance will be played by Team Sarangi. After returning to the RMF building, a short interaction program will be held on Airspace Scenario in Nepal to promote air safety in Nepal.

The event is supported by Real Fruit Power, Star Hospital, Project Sarangi, Pangro and Key Advertisement.