Shandur Polo Festival 2019 ends with Chitral-A’s victory against Gilgit-Baltistan-A

CHITRAL, Pakistan: The three-day Shandur Polo Festival 2019 ended at Shandur Pass in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Chitral District on Tuesday with the victory of Chitral-A, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

The Defending Champions Chitral-A defeated Gilgit-Baltistan-A by six goals to five in the final of Shandur Polo Tournament.

The Shandur Polo Festival 2019 was held from July 7-9, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of local, domestic & foreign tourists witnessed the festival.

Meanwhile talking to media in Shandur on Tuesday, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Tourism Muhammad Atif Khan said that the provincial government is working to gradually enhance facilities in Shandur to facilitate tourists.

Atif Khan said that the government is committed to promote tourism as an industry.

The tourism minister said that the security situation has greatly improved in the Country due to the sacrifices of the security forces and general public, adding that this has helped promote tourism. He said that northern areas of Pakistan are rich in natural beauty.

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