LAHORE, Aug 1 (APP): Sports Board Punjab (SBP) will hold a number of sports events here to celebrate Independence Day in a befitting manner.

Director Admin Sports Board Punjab Muhammad Anees Sheikh and Deputy Director Admin Tariq Wattoo, in a joint statement on Monday, said that SBP is going to arrange an exhibition of floats in Punjab’s major cities including Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi etc on August 14.

“Trophies and gold medals won by Pakistan’s star players in different games will be displayed to motivate the youth of the rural and remote areas. Several sports figures and record holders will also accompany the floats. Their presence will definitely inspire the potential youth of the country,” they added.

They said the living nations always celebrate their key days with national fervour. “Sports Board Punjab has also completed arrangements to celebrate Jashan-e-Azadi on August 14 in a suitable fashion. A grand Sports Gala is set to start on August 3,” he explained.

They said that SBP has revived the sports culture in the province during the last five years by organizing a number of international and national sports events. “It’s Sports Board Punjab’s efforts due to which the sports activities have been restored across the Punjab province,” they maintained.