Sports gala to start from 29th at Peshawar Prison

Provincial government directs to take steps for the physical fitness of the inmates

APP July 26, 2021


Central Jail Peshawar Sports Festival for inmates of Jail will start from July 29 in which male and female prisoners will compete in different games.

Talking to APP, the Superintendent Peshawar Prison Maqsood Khattak said that provincial government had directed them to take steps for the physical fintness of the prison inmates and as a result it was decided to hold a sports gala for both male and female prisoners from July 29 for which all arrangements had already been made.

He said that the district administration Peshawar including Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Captain (Retd) Khalid Mahmood, Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Asfandyar Khan Khattak, District Sports Officer Peshawar Tehseen Ullah helped them organize these games. The sports gala is aimed at attracting both male and female prisoners towards healthy activities, he said.

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When contacted Member Provincial Assembly, who was the chief guest at the Twenty20 Cricket final at Central Prison Peshawar, Rabia Basri said that the government is using all its resources.


Published in The Express Tribune, July 26th, 2021.


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