A view of the final match of the ice hockey tournament in Chitral. - Photo by Gul Hammad Farooqi

CHITRAL, 25 February: The ice hockey tournament concluded in Kailash valley of Chitral on Thursday.

In the final match of the tournament, Sheikhanda team defeated Baron team 8-5. Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Bibi Fauzia, who was chief guest at the concluding ceremony, distributed prizes among the players.

Following the local traditions, the captain of the winning team has been declared king of the valley for three days. The newly-named king, Abdul Jameel told TNN that the local people will be bound to obey his commands during the next three days. He said he will make efforts during these three days to take some positive steps and promote reconciliation among the people.

An exhibition of Nooristani culture was also arranged at the end of the tournament.