MINGORA: The four-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inter-District Women Badminton Tournament kicked off at Saidu Sharif in Swat.
The match has been organized through KP Badminton Association. As many as 20 women players from throughout KP are taking part within the event.
“I am from Abbottabad and am the protecting champion of the event. I am also the junior champion at the countrywide level,” said 18-year-vintage Kainat even as speak to ‘The News.’
She said she was terrified of coming to Swat due to regulation and order within the past. “However, I located the valley very nonviolent now,” she introduced.
Another 19-yr-old participant Mehwish from Peshawar said she changed into a runner-up the last yr inside the provincial badminton games.
“I am decided to win the event this 12 months,” she said and introduced that Swat turned into not most effective a historical and tourist spot but a pleasant region for sports as well.
Addressing the hole ceremony of the occasion, KP Badminton Association President Zafar Ali Khan stated it turned into a top-notch honor for KP, especially for Swat district, to host the girl’s badminton tournament.
“Swat is a changed area. Once stricken by militancy, these days Swat is an appeal for vacationers and game enthusiasts,” he stated, including the ladies in KP had terrific talent in sports.
He hoped inside the near destiny ladies gamers from KP could represent Pakistan inside the worldwide events and would earn an awesome name for u. S. A.
The gamers entreated the provincial authorities to establish badminton courts for girls in all districts of the province.
“I need to symbolize Pakistan in the worldwide occasions and display to the world that Pakistani ladies have potential in sports activities as nicely. I request Chief Minister Mahmood Khan to set up a separate contemporary sports fitness center for women,” stated Malaika Ali, 16-yr-antique badminton participant from Swat.