Annual Qaqlasht Festival kicks off in Chitral

Published: April 13, 2018
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Qaqlasht Festival kicks off in Chitral. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Qaqlasht Festival kicks off in Chitral. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Qaqlasht Festival kicks off in Chitral. PHOTO: EXPRESS PHOTO: EXPRESS PHOTO: EXPRESS PHOTO: EXPRESS Participants playing Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS People enjoying at the festival. PHOTO: EXPRESS Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS Participants playing cricket. PHOTO: EXPRESS PHOTO: EXPRESS

CHITRAL: The annual Qaqlasht Festival began in Chitral on Friday.

Deputy Commissioner Chitral Irshad Sodhar, department heads and officials of Tourism Corporation Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa inaugurated the festivities.

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Inauguration of the Qaqlasht Festival 2018. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Speaking at the occasion, DC Chitral said adventure tourism events were organised in the region to promote tourism. And added that the region’s potential in tourism needs to be explored. The official took part in the rock climbing activity to encourage youth to participate in the sport.

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The first day of the festival included cricket, football, polo, table tennis, volley ball, paragliding, zip lining, rock climbing, skeet shooting and tug of war.

Participants playing cricket. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Participants playing cricket. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS

People enjoying at the festival. PHOTO: EXPRESS

People enjoying at the festival. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Participants playing Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Participants playing Polo. PHOTO: EXPRESS

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