SIBI: Stage is set to inaugurate Historic Sibi Mela here Monday. Provincial Minister Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani will be chief guest at the inaugural ceremony.
City has been decorated with ceremonial arches, gates and photographs of President, prime Minister, Balochistan Governor, Chief Minister, provincial Ministers and Chief Secretary.
Tradition for organizing this annual historical feature was set by Sardar Chakar Khan Rind. It gained importance which scores of tribes attended the mela and resolve their disputes and celebrated the occasion with pleasure. They used sold their animals.
After creation of Pakistan Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah participated in Shahi Darbar.
Deputy Commissioner Sibi Sohailur Rehman Baloch told PPI that several new and special items have been included in the mela this year. Special programmes have also been arranged for women and children he said adding all events of Sibi mela would be made memorable for the people. He said all the traditional programmes have also been included.
Agricultural and industrial exhibition, flower show, horse and cattle exhibition, motorcycle jump, tent pegging competition between students of Cadet College, para gliding by Pak Army troops will be programme of the mela.
Meena Bazaar for women, children show for children, special children’s programs, sports and speech, qirat contests, naat khwani among school children. He said Sibi mela is considered important event not only for Sibi but for whole of country. He said we would maintain our tradition of hospitality.