Gwadar to host international traditional sports and games festival in November 2021


Bureau Report

Karachi: The Gwadar international traditional sports and games festival will be held in November next year.
Sports ministers and delegates, including 400 athletes from 45 countries, will grace the festival in Gwadar. The games include javelin throwing, traditional archery, camel racing, belt wrestling, and Chinese culture sports.
The Government of Balochistan and the Pakistan Council for Traditional Sports and Games (PCTSG), headed by Senator Muhammad Ali Saif, have drawn up a master plan to introduce the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to the world through traditional sports.
According to details, the delegation of Pakistan Traditional Sports and Games has given the plan to the government of Balochistan.
A four-member delegation led by ICTSG President and PCTSG Patron-in-Chief Khalil Ahmad Khan called on Balochistan Sports Secretary Mir Imran Gachki in Quetta. The delegation included General Secretary Pakistan Traditional Sports and Games Barrister Iftikhar, Finance Secretary Kazim Ali Chingizi, Director Media Tariq Ali, Vice President Khalid Shah and Major Ali.
Sports Secretary assured the delegation of his full cooperation but final approval would be given by Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal.