Islamabad, June 20, 2014 (PPI-OT)The Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC), Riaz Hussain Pirzada, expressed a firm resolve to provide better sports facilities of to the children across the country. He said this while speaking at the annual sports and physical education conference in a local hotel here on Friday.
The Minister said that structural charges were required at grass root level to improve the overall standard of sports in the country. All school going children, across the country, must be provided opportunities of playing various games so that they can sharpen their natural talent and enhance their abilities to cope with the future responsibilities in a befitting manner, he added.
The Minister said that all sports loving nations had made concerted efforts to create avenues for their youth so that they could shoulder the future responsibilities and positively contribute in the national development in the times to come.
The Minister reiterated the present governments resolve to shortly bring international sports into the country.
“The present government is committed to revive international sports in the country and measures are being taken to project Pakistan a sports friendly country in order to attract international sportspersons to visits our country,” he added. The minister further said that presently Ministry of IPC has made all out efforts to bridge the gap between two POA’s so that we could avoid ban on our players.
The Two days conference aims at creating awareness among masses about the importance of sports and healthy activities in life. Guest speakers educated audience and threw light on the salutary effects of sports on life. Notable physical educationists from the universities, colleges and schools participated in the event. Interactive sessions generated many question from the audience, which were duly answered by the scholars.
At the end of the session Dr. Akhtar Nawaz presented shield to the chief guest. The minister praised Pakistan Sports Board for organizing a successful event and said that entire board deserves plaudits for its endeavor.
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