Kyrgyzstan to hold World Nomad Games
PESHAWAR—Brisk arrangements are underway to hold the prestigious 2nd World Nomad Games, dedicated to ethnic sports, practiced in Central Asia, this autumn from September 3 to 8 in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan.
Countries comprising Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Russia especially Sakha, de Bouriatia, Altay, Kalmykia, Bashkortostan republics, Afghanistan and host Kyrgyzstan are taking part. The event comprising Alysh, a kind of belt wrestling, Salburun, a sport mixing falconry, mounted archery and hunt assisted by Taigan, Shagai, Horse racings, Erenish, Toguz korgool, Kourach, Kok-boru, a sport similar to Buzkashi, where riders fight for a goat carcass.
Muhammad Qasem, hailing from Bahrain, assured the official of the organizing committee for extending cooperation in print and electronic media coverage. He said presently AIPS Asia has 8000 qualified journalists around Asia.—APP