CHITRAL: The annual three-day Shandur Polo Festival is set to begin in Chitral on Sunday.
According to Radio Pakistan, the tourism department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has made all necessary arrangements for the festival that usually witnesses an influx of local and international tourists in Chitral. According to reports, arrangements for over 0.1 million tourists have been made.
The local government has scheduled different cultural programs and events for the entertainment of visitors. A special tent village has also been established, while the national carrier, Pakistan International Airlines, operated an additional flight on Friday to fly the increased number of tourists to Chitral.
The Shandur Polo Festival is a game of polo played on the world’s highest polo ground in Shandur and is very popular with local and international tourists.