Sports Hostel to be constructed at sports complex: sports minister

LAHORE, May 17 (APP):Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti presided over an important meeting at National Hockey Stadium on Friday.
Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar, Director Admin Javed Chohan, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Rauf Bajwa and other officers also attended the meeting.
The construction of Multipurpose Parking Plaza with international level hostel for players, five-star hotel at Nishtar Park Sports Complex under private public partnership were discussed thoroughly during the meeting.
Concerned officers briefed Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai
Taimoor Khan Bhatti about the said project.
The sport minister said the government had started initial work on the project which was ignored for many years. “This project will be part of our next Annual Development Programme and will be completed as early as possible with cooperation of private sector,” he said.
He further said that the government would protect the national resources at every cost. “Nobody will be allowed to waste national resources in any case.”
Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti said this project is badly needed in Nishtar Park Sports Complex. “Initial work has been started and we will complete this project within the stipulated period,” he asserted.
Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar, on this occasion, said the services of a transaction adviser will be hired for the construction of Parking Plaza and five-star hotel. “Transaction adviser will prepare the feasibility report of the project and on the basis of that report we will invite the private sector to play its due role,” he said.
He said the players will get residential facility near the ground after the completion of project. “Modern facilities will be provided in the parking plaza project,” he added.