SBP to utilise ways to involve youth in healthy activities: DG SBP

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LAHORE, Oct 23 (APP):Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar, said on Tuesday that the SBP will utilise all ways and means to motivate the youth towards healthy activities by providing most modern facilities in various sports.
He said this while presiding over a high profile meeting at National Hockey Stadium. The officers of Directorate General Sports Punjab and Sports Board Punjab attended the meeting.
Director Admin Javed Chohan and Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti briefed the DG SBP about the working of Directorate of Sports Punjab, Sports Board Punjab and under-progress sports projects.
Nadeem Sarwar said the sports culture will be promoted in the province through combine and effective efforts.
He said that all possible efforts will be made to provide better sports facilities across the province. “We are planning to hold more
sports events at grassroots level to trace fresh sports talent especially in remote areas of the province,” he elaborated.
The DG SBP stressed the formulation of a compact sports policy. “It’s need of the hour and we want to take complete input from all stakeholders so that a comprehensive sports policy can be formulated.”
Nadeem Sarwar said the SBP will organise sports competitions at tehsil, district and divisional level to give maximum opportunities to talented players to show their potential at a suitable platform.
He advised the officials concerned to complete the under-construction sports projects as early as possible. “We will have to perform with full devotion and dedication for the bright future of sports in the province. Pakistan has plenty of potential in the sports field and we will polish this talent through professional training,” he added.