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Meeting discusses organizing Shandur festival as a brand event

PESHAWAR: A meeting presided over by KP senior minister Atif Khan here on Tuesday discussed introducing the annual Shandur polo festival 2019 as a brand event. It also discussed measures to provide all possible facilities to tourists to witness the event.

A committee was constituted which will come up with its recommendations and proposals to make the festival as a brand event this year.
It was also decided that options would be checked to invite polo players from neighbouring countries to the festival such as China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
The meeting decided to approach PIA to operate daily flights to Chitral from Peshawar and Islamabad before and during the festival slated to be held from July 7 to 9. Besides, the Lowari tunnel would be kept open round the clock to facilitate the tourists during the festival.
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  1. Khairuddin Shadani says

    Emerging Pakistan. Congratulations MPA Wazir Zada took it up well now. Best of Luck. We need to depoliticize Shandur and discourage monopoly agents. This event should be international and on merit. Few of the those working in Shandur festival management are those have monopoly from decades. Shandur Management Authority should be created on merit.

  2. Mir Afzal says

    First, government has to build public toilets at Shandur as there are no toilets for tourists after that think for a brand event!!!!

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