PESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner Khyber tribal district Islamzeb on Thursday distributed medals among players representing the district in different games on national and international level.

Directorate Sport Fata organized a ceremony and invited cricketers including former player Riaz Afridi, Usman Shinwari, Shehenshah Afridi, Sameen Gul Afridi and other players. He urged them to explore hidden talent in the district.

DC Khyber lauded their services for promotion of games in the district and said they were creating a soft image of the country on international level.

He said that sport have its due role in development of the developed countries and urged them to play their role for promotion of cricket and other games in the district.

The DC promised to provide all kinds of sports facilities to the people including construction of grounds and provision of equipment.

He said that the district government will also provide funds for promotion of games in colleges and schools.