QUETTA: Opening Ceremony of Balochistan Polo Tournament being organised by Pakistan Army was held at Polo and Saddle Club, Quetta today. Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamer Riaz was the chief guest on the occasion. He also inaugurated the newly constructed building of the club. Later, he threw the ball into the field to formally kick off the tournament.
The game of Polo is called the “The King of Games and the Game of Kings”, it has a great potential in Balochistan. Balochistan has produced numerous outstanding Polo players and the game is being played in every part of Pakistan.
The tournament is designed at promoting National Harmony and Peace, with the motto “Polo for Peace”. Top teams from across country including Pakistan Army will compete. The week long tournament will also include Tent Pegging competitions. Senior civil and military officials and large number of game lovers witnessed the event.[related_post themes="text" id="321075"]