PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced to organise Shandoor Polo Festival in Chitral on 31 July.

Decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of Tourism Department headed by Secretary Muhammad Tariq on Thursday. According to a statement issued after the meeting, the festival will conclude on 31 July. The festival will include polo tournament between Gilgit and Chitral teams, paragliding, musical night and traditional dances. The Tourism Department has also decided to arrange stalls of food and cultural items of Gilgit and Chitral in the festival.

The Tourism Department secretary has directed the concerned authorities to set up tent village near the festival venue to facilitate tourists from different parts of the country and abroad. He directed that all facilities should be provided to tourists visiting the festival.

Courtesy: TNN