ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday stressed the importance of promoting healthy activities and sports that were closer to nature.
Speaking at the concluding ceremony of a golf tournament here, he said the game of golf brought humans closer to nature.
He said exercise and physical activities were very important for human health.
It was healthy to be in a natural environment as it also helped in taking better decisions, he added.
He underscored the need for encouraging healthy activities like golf among citizens, especially youth.
Earlier, the President gave away prizes to golfers who won the golf tournament and achieved distinction in different categories of golf.
Chief of Pakistan Navy Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi also attended the prize distribution ceremony.
Chief Executive Officer of Serena Hotels Aziz Bolani informed about the sports diplomacy undertaken by his hotel for the promotion of sports, especially golf.
President Dr. Alvi appreciated the hotel management for the initiative of organizing the golf tournament in the capital city.