Commissioner unveils Peshawar Football League Season-5 trophy, shirts.

PESHAWAR -- Commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud Wednesday unveiled the crown trophy and shirts of the forthcoming Peshawar Football League Season-5 to be starting from October 1 here at Tehmas Khan Football Stadium in which teams from all over the province will participate.

The commissioner initiated the league when he was deputy commissioner in way back 2014 with the slogans 'Bring Back Sports to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Say No to Drug' in a time when there were a serial of bombing that severally dejected the overall moral of Peshawarites.

Briefing the media persons, he said that they had launched the sporting activities soon after the tragic incident of Army Public School (APS) occurred on December 16, 2014.

'I was the Deputy Commissioner and due to the Army Public School tragic and shocking incident, it largely demoralized, shocked and badly affected the youth of KP ,' he informed.

'We have got the services of more than 3000 youth and through this way launched various sports, culture and social activities with the aim to bring our youth back to life again due to that trauma,' he added.

'I am very thankful to the Chairman Youth Glam Welfare Organization Gul Haider and other philanthropists who stood by the government and had the due role in bringing back the youth to live again and motivate them to come and participate in sports, social and cultural activities,' he said.

Riaz Khan Mehsud said the entire Pakistani nation was shocked, so various sports activities were launched to motivate the youth, in which Peshawar Football League Season-01 was the number one activity.

He said that the success of any nation depends on healthy activities and unless the youth of a nation is healthy, we cannot think of establishing a good society.

Therefore attention was paid to it and he accepted the challenge to attract youth towards healthy activities, he said.

He said that youth is our...

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