Mohmand Agency — The purpose of holdings such event was to provide the youths and tribesmen peace and happiness in the area this was told by Political agent Mohmand agency Mahmood Aslam Wazir while addressing on the occasion of concluding ceremony of Cycle, donkey cart and marathon race in the sports stadium Ghalanai here on Sunday.
The Cycle race following the donkey cart and marathon races starts at 10:30 AM from Ghaiba Check Post and will end at 11AM; at the Sports stadium Ghalanai (7kms distances) 2 Mobile squads each will escort the race. Ambulances of health departments were available with cyclists round the clock.
During the race tight security steps were taken and the main Peshawar Bajaur road was also blocked for an hour on security reason.
It will be mention here that only Mohmand agency teams participate in this event.
Bahar Ali of Mohmand agency Cycling team got the first, Kamran 2nd, Wasiullah 3rd position, in marathon race Muhammad Fayaz first, Hamid 2nd and Umar 3rd while in the donkey race Sazwan first position, Faqir Shah 2nd and Kamran got the third position.
Muhammad Fayyaz 14 years old boy that got first position in the Marathon race told , that his father has been died seven years ago and he is the only breadwinner of the family.
He requested that administration should reward an employment to him so that he may complete his domestic expenses.
At the end of race a colorful function was held in the Sports stadium Ghalanai in which Political Agent Mohmand Agency Mahmood Aslam Wazir along with APA Abdullah Shah, APA Haseeb-Ur-Rehman, Agency Sports officer Saeed Akhtar others officials like ,tribal elders,palyers, schools students also attended the function.
Addressing on the occasion Mahmood Aslam told that it is the origin of sports activities in the areas and it convey a message of peace to the rest of world that there is complete peace in the entire Mohmand agency.
“Events like cricket, volley ball, foot ball, basket ball and others were conducted in the eight tehsils of the agency which will continue till March 23, said Aslam.
He said that our main object is that to involve more and more peoples in such activities where local’s residents found peaceful environment.
He hoped that the talent of the locals peoples are very high and thus these activities will be continue for the ever in the area.
Political agent urged the talented youths to come forward and took part in such events and the administration will provide all the required resources.
At the end of event Political Agent Mahmood Aslam distributed the cash prizes among the position holders’ players.