Chitral-A win Polo tournament by defeating Gilgit Baltistan-A

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In the final of Shandur Polo tournament Chitral-A defeated Gilgit-Baltistan-A by six goals to five on the concluding day of Shandur festival on Tuesday.

On second day, in first match Gilgit-Baltistan C defeated to Chitral-C by three goals.

Three-day Shandoor Polo Festival began in district Chitral on Sunday morning.

 

Inspector General Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Major General Rahat Nasim Ahmed Khan inaugurated the festival. Speaking on the occasion, he said holding such a big polo festival in Shandoor Valley is a breakthrough reflecting that peace has been restored in the country.

He said arranging polo festival was a difficult task but the security forces and district administrations have made it possible.

 

The IG FC said Pakistanis have tremendous skills which will be utilized for prosperity and development of the country. He lauded the efforts of Tourism Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and district administrations of Chitral for arranging recreational activities in the festival.

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