Three-day Shandur polo festival on July 22
PESHAWAR—Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Tourism Abdul Maneem on Thursday said three-day Shandur polo event and festival would start from on July 22.
Presiding over a meeting, he said that representatives of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral have agreed on the dates of Shandur festival and it would be celebrated with great enthusiasm, adding that a joint committee would hold a meeting in August to settle Shandur’s demarcation.
He said participation of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral teams in Shandur polo festival would make it even more attractive for the tourists. He said the team of GilgitBaltistan was not participating in polo festival for the last four years but due to efforts of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, they agreed to play match this year.