SWAT - A grand peace rally was held here on Tuesday to reaffirm pledge against militancy and to prove that we are a peace loving and patriotic nation of the world. The participants of the rally were holding placards inscribed with peace slogans. It was led by head of 'Amn Jirga Inamur Rahman. The rally started from Kanjo FC gate and finally culminated at main Kanjo chowk. In the rally, about 1,500 people took part from every walk of life and showed the firm commitment against militancy and terrorism. Meanwhile, Provincial Minister for Sports and Culture Syed Aqil Shah while addressing a gathering at the photo exhibition of the landscapes and natural beauty said that the valley of Swat is the Switzerland of Pakistan. but unfortunately terrorism and militancy had badly affected its natural beauty. Aqil Shah said that provincial government is trying to promote entertainment facilities and develop once again tourism and cultural activities in the province and especially to Swat valley. He maintained that in this connection soon a meeting would be held in which Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti would also be participate. The minister also awarded prizes to the winners in the landscapes and natural pictures competition.