LANDIKOTAL, August 22: The Education Department of Khyber Agency, in collaboration with child rights body UNICEF, has distributed sports kits among schoolchildren of Landikotal tehsil.

The Assistant Agency Education Officer, Mr Hastam Khan, told a ceremony that they had distributed kits for cricket, volleyball and football among the students of 11 high, 4 middle, and 15 primary schools.

“We were directed to distribute the sports items among schoolchildren, particularly of high and middle schools, to increase enrolment at schools, because we know that students take more interest in co-curricular activities,” he added.

The Agency Education Officer, Mr Ateequr Rehman, said they would also distribute sports kits among schoolchildren in Bara and Jamrud tehsils of the agency.