Inter-Madrasa Games of Merged tribal areas for the first time will be commencing under the aegis Di-rectorate of Sports Merged areas with more than 800 players taking part from June 2, at different venues.
Talking to APP, Director Sports Merged Area Pir Abdullah Shah said that they had taken the ini-tiative on the directives of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan to involve the kids and students of various Madrasa in healthy sports activities. He said the Inter-Madrasa Sports Championship would start from June 2 wherein the players would take part in badminton, cricket, football, tug-of-war, shot put, volleyball and Qirat competitions.
The opening ceremony will be held on June 2 at 6.00 pm at the Peshawar Sports Complex, he added.
For the first time in history, sports opportunities were being provided to the students of Madrasa in the merged districts, Pir Abdullah Shah said.
For the first time in the province, students of madrassas would be seen participating in sports fields in the Madrasa Sports Championship, he added. “We are trying to bring out the hidden talent in the students of madrassas,” he said.—APP