‘Punjab govt to continue its efforts for sports promotion’


LAHORE: Punjab government will continue its endeavours for the promotion of sports in the province by creating sports infrastructure and facilities across the province.
This was stated by Punjab Sports Secretary Muhammad Aamir Jan, who also holds the office of director general for Punjab Sports, during his inspection visit of Ghawind and Rora grounds on Wednesday.
Lahore Sports Divisional Officer Nadeem Qaiser, Assistant Director Nasir Malik, District Sports Officer Tanveer Shah, SDO, XEN and officials of Building Department were also with him during his visits.
Aamir Jan said that Punjab’s remote areas deserve more attention, which is why Sports Board Punjab is trying its best to provide top level sports facilities in these backward vicinities under the vision of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. “Sports Board Punjab has completed several stadiums, grounds and gymnasiums during the last couple of years and the remaining grounds will also be completed within the stipulated period”, he added.
During the occasion, he was briefed that the top standard facilities like floodlight, jogging tracks, akhara and volleyball court etc will
be built at Ghawind Cricket Ground. “The Rora football ground is also in its final stages and it will be able to hold competitive sports matches in near future” he was informed.