Peace sports festival begins in Drosh

DROSH, Oct 18: A sports festival organized by the National Peace and Justice Council was inaugurated here on Saturday.

Different teams of football, volleyball, cricket and Chitral’s traditional games are participating in the sports festival. The event was opened by Assistant Commissioner Drosh Basharat Ahmed in the presence a large number of spectators and the president of the district football association, Mr Taj Muhammad.

In the opening football match, the Gahiret team defeated the Manchester Eleven. The chief guest also distributed awards among the sportsmen who took part in a race and search for treasure game.

It may be noted that the sports festival is being held by the National Peace and Justice Council in order to create awareness among the people about the importance of peace and national harmony. Tributes were also paid to the personnel of security forces who have been rendering sacrifices for the security and safety of the nation.]]>

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