Special Advisor to Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Bokhari has said that holding fairs at local level not only promote and keep alive our rich culture but provide healthy entertainment to the people specially youth . He said this while addressing concluding ceremony of Jashan e Baharan at village Jalwal almost 60 km away from Attock. On the occasion Chairman Public Accounts Comittee Punjab Syed Yawar Bokhari , Former Federal Minister Syed Wajid Hussain Bokhari , Tehsil President PTI Malik Naveed , and large number of other people were also present.
Zulfiqar Bokhari said that this festival has given a chance to the people to come togather , have better understanding and to promote love , unity and brotherhood. He said , such festivals also strengthen relationships and the youth get an opportunity to enjoy healthy entertainment. He appreciated the efforts of the local administration for organising this event which provided healthy entrtainment to the people of Attock district and near by areas.Later he gave away prizes and trophies to the winner of tent pegging and other events.Latter in Jand City while addressing party workers Zulfi Bokhari said that this govt was committed to provide basic facilities to the people for which million of rupees were being spent .
He said that approval for provision of of gas facility to village Pind Sultani , Langar , Bhandar and Dhok Loharan and dualization of Khunda Jand road has been given by the federal govt and work on these projects will be started soon. He said that these projects would facilitate thousand of people of the area. He said , a technical college and intermediate college will be built in Jand. Chairman Public Accounts Committee Syed Yawar Bokhari and Tehsil President PTI Malik Naveed also addressed the gathering.
It is worth mentioning that this tent pegging competition is held on annual basis and tent pegging , bull race , dog fight and other events are held for which people from different areas come to participate .This event becomes a source of healthy entertainment for the locals . A large number of people from Attock district witnessed the event.