The Malam Jabba Ski Resort, owned by the Samsons Group of Companies, has a ski slope of about 800 m with the highest point of the slope 2804 m (9200 ft) above sea level. Malam Jabba Ski Resort was possible due to the joint efforts of the Pakistan government and its Austrian counterpart. The resort was equipped with modern facilities including roller/ice-skating rinks, chair lifts, skiing platforms, telephones and snow clearing equipment. MOU signing ceremony for developing Malamjabba resort was held on 6 September 2014 in Islamabad. New resort will have 4-star hotel, chairlift, cable car,snow boarding and ski slopes for adventure lovers, national and international tourist. Resort will be first of its kind in Pakistan with mega facilities for winter sporting and adventure tourism.