Shandur Polo Festival begins on Saturday
A three-day Shandur Polo Festival will begin in Shandur Polo Ground on Saturday.
Our Gilgit correspondent Sher Muhammad reports that preparation in this regard has been completed by administrations of Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan to hold the event in a befitting manner.
Six Polo teams each from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral will participate in the polo festival. Different cultural programme including musical night, traditional dances, food stalls, paragliding and national song are the main events of the festival. A tent village has been set up to facilitate local, national and foreign tourists. Shandur polo ground is situated about 12149 feet from sea level in between Chitral and Ghizer. Meanwhile, Minister Tourism Sports and Culture Gilgit Baltistan Fida Khan in an interview with Radio Pakistan Gilgit today said that the festival helps promote tourism in Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan
Via Radio Pakistan