Punjab’s different male and female teams, on the instructions of Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, have accelerated their preparations for 33rd edition of National Games being staged at Peshawar in November 2019.
Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Shahid Nizami, Assistant Director Raees ur Rehman and other officials visited above-mentioned training camps on the directives of Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti on Monday night.
Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti has directed the SBP officers to make surprise visits of different training camps to check the training camp activities. “The upcoming National Games are of utmost significance for us and our players and coaches must give their hundred per cent in the field to produce encouraging results in the National Games”.
Punjab’s athletics, kabaddi and rugby training camps are under way at Punjab Stadium while Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall is hosting training camps of badminton, taekwondo, karate and judo teams under the supervision of qualified coaches.
As far as the strength of camp probables is concerned, Punjab’s athletics camp has 15 boys, 10 girls, kabaddi has 10 boys and rugby camp has 12 boys and 10 girls whereas 12 players (6 boys and 6 girls are taking part in badminton camp, 8 boys and 6 girls in taekwondo, 14 boys and 9 girls in karate and 6 boys and 4 girls are being trained in judo camp for the preparation of grand event of National Games.