15 day Chilim Joshi festival inaugurated in Kalash valley
Chitral: Deputy Secretary Ministry of Religious and Minorities Affairs Imran Rashid inaugurated the two week long Chilim Jusht spring festival of the Kalash community in Bumburet, the major Kalash valley. Deputy Commissioner lower Chitral ?Khurshid Alam Mahsud also spoke on the occasion and ensured full support to the minority community. Chitral Museum manager? Saeed Gul Kalash demanded preservation of Kalash artifacts in the valley and also demanded to check check misleading mis-information being spread on social media about the Kalash and their culture. .. CN report, 02 May 2019
Chitral Scouts hold free Medical Camp in Kalash valley.
CHITRAL? On the directive of Commandant chitral scouts Col Muenuddin Medical team of Chiral scouts held a free medical camp at Birir village of Kalash valley the most remote locality of Kalah valley. Birir-the least populated valley among Kalash valleys-was visited by commander Chitral Task Force Colonel Moeen Ud Din along with Medical Staff of Scouts Hospital Chitral comprising 5 Doctors including 2 lady doctors to hold a Free Medical Camp. The camp benefited approximately 400 patients among which the female outnumbered the male patients.
Alongside the free medical camp, Commander Chitral Task Force distributed rations among needy families coupled with presenting stationery items to students as a token of encouragement. During the visit, Medical Officer of Civil Dispensary Birir, Dr Younis Faisal has been appreciated by the Commander for his continuous presence in the line of service, regardless of the fact that administrative support is almost negligible; for instance, there is no heating arrangement during subzero temperatures for doctor /? medical staff in Birir. The condition? of dispensary merits urgent attention of the worthy District Administration / Health department. .. GH Farooqi, 31 Dec 2017