To encourage extra-curriculum activities, the Pak army(Mehsud Scouts) organized shooting and skeet shooting competitions for the tribal elders here at Shakas area of Tehsil Jamrud last day.
Inspector General, Frontier Corp(IGFC)Major General Waseem Ashraf as chief guest beside, Sector Commander Brigadier Arshad,Political Agent(PA) Khyber Khalid Mehood,tribal elders from Landi Kotal,Jamrud and Bara Tehsils,Assistasnt Political Agents(APAs)of the three Tehsils,media persons, forces and administration officials joined the moot.
Forty elders from all three Tehsils participated in the shooting combats.
Malik Muhammad Amin got first position in shooting while Political Muharer Said Muhammad Afridi won skeet competitions.
In the shooting contests Bara secured 1st position, Jamrud received 2nd while Tehsil Landi Kotal remained 3rd.Similarly in skeet competitions Tehsil Jamrud won 1st prize, Bara remained runner-up although Landi Kotal got silver medal.
Speaking to the gathering IGFC Major General Waseem Ashraf said the forces strived hard to provide leisure time facilities to the tribesmen and the present activity was the authentication of it.
He announced 50 jobs for the local tribal youths in FC including 30 in educational while 20 in sports departments.
PA Khalid Mehmood appreciated the role of forces for restoring of peace besides setting up recreational acts for the local tribal from time to time.
He added that development works had been kicked off in the tribal belt and soon FATA would be brought alike other advanced areas of the country.
The tribal elites expressed their gratitude for setting up shooting combats for them.
At the end the chief guest awarded trophies and prizes to the shining players and the winning teams.