Azadi Sports Festival begins

Quetta—Azadi Sports Festival has started here at Ayub Stadium under the auspices of the provincial government and Southern Command.
Different sports events and other activities to celebrate the creation of Pakistan would be held in the festival. Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai accompanied by Commander Southern Command, Lt-General. Aamir Riaz, Sports Minister, Mir Mujibur Rehman Muhammad Hasni and senior civil and military officials inaugurated the festival.
General Officer Commanding, Maj-General. Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan and General Officer Commanding, Maj-General. Abid Lateef Khan were also present on the occasion. After the inauguration of the festival, a friendly football match was played between Afghan Football Club Chaman and Baloch Football Club Noashki.
A rally was also taken out in connection with the festival which started from Zarghoon Check Post, and after marching on city roads reached Ayub Stadium. The participants of the rally raised slogans, Pakistan Live Long and Balochistan Live Long.—APP

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