Attock District Sports Officer Waheed Babar on Tuesday announced that a series of sporting events have been planned in the district’s tehsils to celebrate Independence Day on August 14.
During a meeting presided over by Additional District Collector Kinza Murtaza, Babar confirmed that hockey, football, karate, badminton and volleyball matches would be played in Attock, Jand, Hazro, Hassan Abdal and Fateh Jang respectively.
He said the matches would be organised with support from the relevant tehsil municipal administrations. The winning teams will be awarded medals and trophies, he added.
Punjab Sports Director-General Saleh Tahir and Sports Secretary Dr Saqib Aziz have promised that funding for these projects would be released soon.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 7th, 2013.