A Norwegian citizen of Pakistani origin Pirzada Ziauddin Shinwari has reached Landi Kotal after traveling through sixteen countries on a motorcycle.
Ziauddin Pirzada reached Pakistan on Sunday after his 22-day journey from Oslo. Ziauddin Pirzada, originally a resident of the Pirokhel area in Landikotal, but presently living in Norway, started his journey on his bike he called it Leo. He is fond of traveling and exploring the world.
Additional Assistant Commissioner Ramiz Ali Shah, Landikotal Press Club President Khalil Jibran, local elders and police officials received him at Michni checkpost near the Torkham border.The 59-year-old Ziauddin Pirzada was presented with a bouquet. He received a briefing at the Michni checkpost and was feted there.
Later, Ziauddin reached Landikotal Press Club where he talked to journalists about his journey. He said that it was his goal to travel around the world on his bike. The bike-rider said he left Oslo on May 2, and reached Landikotal on June 4, traveling through 16 countries in Europe and Asia.