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World Olympic Day celebrated in Peshawar, Fata

World Olympic Day celebrated in Peshawar, Fata
July 08, 2017

PESHAWAR, 08 July: Like other parts of the country, World Olympic Day was celebrated in Peshawar and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) wherein hundreds and thousands of players from various games, sports officials, organizers and sports lover attended the celebration ceremonies.
In Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Olympic Association had organized a ceremony at the PSB Coaching Center wherein score of sports officials and players participated. On the occasion, certificates and shirts were also distributed among the players.
Speaking on the occasion, former provincial sports minister Syed Aqil Shah said that promotion of sports activities is the need of the hour adding that sports could avoid youths from immoral activities.
Meanwhile in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency, a rally was held from Jamrud Sports Complex to Bab-e-Khyber to celebrate World Olympic Day. Khyber Cricket Association chief Alhaj Taimur Afridi, Manzoor Afridi and players participated in the rally.
Speakers on the occasion said that celebrating World Olympic Day in Fata was aimed to promote sports activities in the tribal areas and show the world that peace has been restored in Fata.


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