Education gala, sports festival mark Independence Day celebrations in Balochistan

Published: August 11, 2017


Balochistan is blossoming with a series of Independence Day celebrations which was organised by the provincial government and Pakistan Army, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday.

Two events, sports festival and education gala, were high mark of attraction for the youth, the military’s media wing said.

In sports events matches of cricket, hockey, athletics, boxing, volleyball, throw ball, football, badminton and tennis were played in which players from each and every district of Balochistan participated enthusiastically.

Whereas education gala comprised of quiz competitions, story writing, essay writing English and Urdu, poetry, photography, science and fine arts.

An Azadi Mela is also scheduled at Ayub Stadium.

Nine youth groups as part of Karwane Yekjehti are travelling to Quetta from Karachi, Lahore, Hyderabad, Lasbella, Turbat, Multan, Islamabad, Khuzdar and Peshawar.

Azadi parade on the eve of 14th August will also be organised at Bugti Stadium, Quetta.

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