The Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) annual Margalla Festival will begin on May 28 and will continue for three months.
Different sports and cultural programmes would be organised all over the city to provide healthy recreational facilities to the residents of the federal capital.
Member Environment Sanaullah Aman apprised the meeting held at CDA headquarters that since last many years, Margalla Festival has become a regular feature of Islamabad and residents of the city anxiously wait for the celebration of this festival.
He said that the different sports tournaments including inter-club football tournament, inter-club hockey tournament, basketball tournament, lawn tennis tournament, table tennis and taekwondo competitions would be organized at different grounds of the federal capital.
He informed the meeting that Ramadan flood light inter-club cricket tournament has also been planned, which would be attended by the renowned cricket clubs of the twin cities. He said that in addition to these tournaments, competitions of traditional games would be also organized during the festival.
He further informed that Tent Pegging competition has become an icon of Margalla Festival and keeping in view the interest of general public as well as of diplomats, this year the authority has planned to organise tent pegging competition at large scale and renowned clubs and horse riders from all over the country would be invited to participate in tent pegging competition.