ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 13th Jan, 2017 ) : District government in Malakand has announced to organise sports and cultural festival in 28 union councils of the district in February. District Nazim Syed Ahmed Ali Shah Bacha said that the sports and cultural festival to be organised on union council level in the first phase and then arrange the festival on tehsil and district levels afterwards in the second and third phases,reported a private news channel. Competitions in cricket, football, volleyball, poetry and debates will be organised at the festival. District nazim said leaders of every union council will be given Rs 350,000 funds for buying sports equipment. He said the purpose of organising the festival was to provide healthy and positive atmosphere to the youth and save them from indulging in negative activities.