‘Bajaur Super League’ kicks off with impressive ceremony
BAJAUR AGENCY: Pronouncing restoration of peace in the militancy-hit tribal areas, a cricket tournament named ‘Bajaur Super League’ kicked off at the sports complex in Bajaur with a colorful ceremony on Tuesday.
The tournament is arranged by a group of local people, while the opening ceremony was attended by tribal elders, political activists, youths, cricket fans and players in large number.
Bajaur Super League chairman Eng Bahdar Khan briefed the participants about the significance of the event and said the aim of the tournament was to provide an opportunity of entertainment to the people and to exploit players’ talent.
Pak Army’s Sector Commander (north) Brig Amir Kiani inaugurated the tournament.
Speaking on the occasion, Brig Kiani said security forces were making efforts to improve living standard of people of militancy-hit tribal areas by launching mega development schemes in the region.
After restoration of peace in the tribal region, the security forces have now focused on development activities to boost the socio-economic status of the tribesmen, he said.
Students of various schools displayed gymnastics and taekwondo skills, receiving appreciation from the spectators.
On the occasion, political agent Amir Khattak said sports were necessary to promote tolerance and harmony among the people, especially the youths.