GHALLANAI, 17 December: The sports competitions among different religious seminaries (madrassas) of Mohmand Agency concluded on Wednesday.

The competitions were organised at Ghallanai sports stadium where Jamiatul Uloom Islamia Ghallanai won cricket and volleyball competitions, Jamia Abdullah won tug-of-war competition and Amjid of Ghallanai Madrassa got first position in throwing competition.

Political Agent Waqar Ali Khan, who was chief guest at the concluding ceremony, distributed prizes among the winning teams and players. The sports competitions continued for four days which were participated by about 500 students of 12 religious seminaries.

A religious student participating in the competitions told TNN on the occasion that it was a very healthy activity and such events should be organised on a regular basis. “Such events will surely promote peaceful environment in the region,” he said.

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