UPPER DIR, 11 October: District government of Upper Dir inaugurated a five-day sports and cultural festival to promote cultural and sport activities in the district.

The festival was inaugurated by district nazim Sahibzada Fasihullah that aimed to encourage talented youth to come forward and utilize their skills.

The sports include cricket, volley ball, kabaddi and taekwondo badminton and other games.

The festival would also promote tourism and would show a positive aspect and hospitality of the local residents to encourage tourists visit Upper Dir.