3 days Shandor polo festival ended.
CHITRAL: 3 days Shandor polo festival was ended at the highest polo ground of the world having the altitude of 12500 feet from sea level. Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan province Syed Mehdi Shah was chief guest on the occasion while the ceremony was also attended by Provincial Minister for sports and tourism of Khyber Pahtonkhwa Syed Aqil Shah, provincial Minister for population welfare Saleem Khan, member Khyber Pahtonkhwa assembly Muhammad Anwar Khan, Shagufta Malik, Chief Advisor to Gilgit Baltistan government Sadia Danish, Governor GB and KP government and a large number of civil and military officers. In finial match polo match was contested between Gilgit and Chitral polo team. Both teams success scoring 3 goals each until first half time. Hence in second half Gilgit Baltistan team score 7 goals and Chitral only 4 goals and Gilgit team won Shandor polo trophy. Chief Minister GB who was chief guet Syed Mehdi Shah distributed trophy and cups among the players while he was flanged by Provincial Minister tourism Syed Aqil Shah and other parliamentarians. The event was sponsored by Tourism Corporation of Khyber Pahtonkhwa. Chief guest also distributed shields and awards among District Coordination Officer Chitral Rahmatullah Wazir, Commandant Chitral Scouts Col Haroon Rashid, Shagufta Malik MPA and other. Captain Ghulam Abbas of Gilgit polo team and Shahzada Sikandarul Mulk captain of Chitral polo team scored more goals in free style polo match. Besides it during the night time there was also a cultural show and musical concert and demonstration of fire works. The most interested event of Kalash cultural enthralled the participants. There were also stalls of food and handicrafts as well as of Solar Energy and local Honey bee keeping and honey production. Thousands of spectators across the country as well as from abroad participated in three days annual Shandor Polo festival. Chitral police and Chitral scouts as well as police force from outside of district also had deployed for security purposes on the occasion. The even was ended entirely peacefully and spectators also enjoyed demonstration of local paragliding.
CHITRAL: Sohail Nawaz son of Haji Gul Nawaz resident of Langa Drosh (some 45 KM from here) who is a student of Frontier Corps Public School Drosh secured 906 marks out of 1050 total marks in Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education of secondary school certificate Examination. Sohail Nawas bearing roll number 12427 was reading in frontier Corps Public School (FCPS) Drosh and appeared in matriculation examination (science group) he is the most talent student of his school who obtained 906 marks out of 1050 in matriculation examination of federal board and topped the district. He attributed his brilliant success blessing of Allah Almighty, prayers of parents, special care of his teachers and his personal hardworking. He told this scribe that he will be a doctor to serve the needy and deserving people. It is worth to mention here that this is highest score (top position) among the students of Drosh area the most neglected one in last ten years.
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