By: Zulfiqar Ali Khan
Photography: Ali Ahmed, Mir Baz & Zeeshan Ali
Hunza, October 27: Al-Sabah club Shishkat won the final of Golden Jubilee Football Tournament, beating Gulmit Young Stars by 1-0. The tournament started on October 19 and was participated by 10 teams from Shishkat to Passu. The tournament was organized by Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board for Gulmit with the collaboration of Gojal Tehsil Sports Association.
Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Chief Executive Northern Areas was the chief guest while Atiqa Ghazanfar; member Northern Areas Legislative Assembly was the presiding guest of the final match played at the playground of F.G Boys High school Gulmit. Jan Alam, member District Council Gilgit and other notables from Karimabad, Ganish, Shishkat, Gulmit, and Ghulkin were also present at the occasion.
Jan Ali from Al-Sabah club Shishkat was declared as the man of the final match while Kiramatullah as man of the tournament.
Chief Executive in his speech highlighted the development projects completed during his tenure and promised to continue support for the promotion of sports activities for youth. He announced rupees ten thousand for the winning team.
Atiqa said it is a great honour for the people of Hunza that their representative is the Chief Executive of the Northern Areas. She announced rupees ten thousand for the winning and five thousand for the runner-up teams.
Jan Alam requested to support Ghazanfar during coming election in order to continue the implementation of record development projects in Hunza. He presented rupees five thousand to the Gulmit Scouts for successfully completing the peace walk from Gulmit to Gilgit along Silk route pony track.
At the end, the guests distributed shields and medals among the players.
The members of Women Organizations, Gulmit Center were also specially gathered at the ground, by informing them that the Chief Executive is presenting cheque for the construction of women center in Gulmit. They were also instructed to bring fresh and dried fruits for the guests. Ghazanfar however said that the project is not included in Khushhal Pakistan scheme and fifteen lac has been allocated for the project in coming ADP.
It is here to mention that the said center was promised during the last election. For more pictures visit ww.khunjerab.multiply.com