ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP):Spanish Ambassador to Pakistan, Manuel Duran Gimenez-Rico accompanied by Spanish Football coach, called on Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination here on Thursday.
Matters pertaining to mutual interest, prospects of enhancing cooperation in sports, particularly in Football were discussed, said a press release.
The Minister warmly welcomed the guests and said that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Spain. There is vast room for bilateral cooperation in multidimensional areas including Sports and Tourism.
The Ambassador briefed the Minister on the sports policy, legislations, mechanism and infrastructure in Spain. He also expressed interest in enhancing cooperation in sports, particularly in Football.
“The incumbent government was keen to encourage sports at all levels and Spanish cooperation to train the trainers would be appreciated” she added.
To start Football coaching for underprivileged sections of society, the Minister suggested to utilize the platform of Pakistan Sports Board.
It was agreed to share proposals to enhance cooperation in sports.
Secretary IPC and DG PSB also attended the meeting.