The ‘Bagh-e-Aman Mela’ is being organized by the district administration and security forces in the Tirah Valley of Khyber District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday.
At the opening ceremony, participants sang the national anthem while children waved the national flag and also presented various illustrations and paintings during the event.
The marching band played beautiful melodies at the festival which received special accolades from the audience. Bike riders of the Pakistan Army’s Corps of Military Police also showed their skills on the occasion. Khattak and other regional dances were also performed at the event. The highlight of the ceremony was paragliding and power gliding demonstrations which were highly appreciated by the audience.
On the occasion, the participants thanked the administration for organizing the festival saying that holding such events in the area was a clear example of peace. The inaugural ceremony of the “Bagh-e-Aman Mela” was jointly organized by the district administration and Frontier Corps (North). It was attended by senior civil and military officials, tribal district leaders, area residents, children and other guests from various walks of life. The festival would last till May 25 during which it would feature competitions in other regional sports including cricket, volleyball, equestrian and tug-of-war.