DG SBP urges sports events across province


LAHORE, Feb 28 (APP):Director General (DG) Sports Board Punjab (SBP) Nadeem Sarwar has urged all divisional,district and Tehsil sports officers to hold maximum competitive events in their respective areas to find promising young players.
He issued these directives during an important meeting of divisional sports officers here at National Hockey Stadium on Thursday. The meeting was summoned to assess the Tehsil level sports facilities in Gujranwala, Sargodha and Rawalpindi Divisions.Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti and Divisional, District and Tehsil Sports Officers of Gujranwala, Sargodha and Rawalpindi also attended the meeting.
District Sports Officers briefed the DG Sports Punjab about the current facilities in their respective districts.
Nadeem Sarwar said holding maximum sports events is the only way to trace potential youth in all games. “It’s also a responsibility of DSOs to prepare data of all talented male and female players so that we can groom them further for national and international events,” he added.
He also emphasised the need for proper utilisation of sports facilities. “Sports Board Punjab has established best sports infrastructure in the province and now it’s up to our young generation to get maximum benefit out of these valuable sports facilities,” he said.