Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti said Punjab govt, under the vision of Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, is setting up network of modern sports facilities across the Punjab province so that talented youth of the province can train and nurture their sports talent as per the requirements of modern era.
Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, in a statement on Tuesday, said that several top class sports facilities have been completed and similarly dozens are on verge of completion in various parts of province. “State of the Art Ghakhar (Gujranwala) Sports Complex is also near completion. This Sports Complex is laced with international level facilities like football and hockey stadia, cricket ground, gymnasium, athletics track, volleyball, tennis and badminton courts,” he added.
“Apart from introducing sports culture in the province, we are also organizing regular sports events to provide sufficient opportunities to talented young male and female players to express their potential. Recently, we hosted Kabaddi World Cup and then Punjab Martial Arts Games 2020 quite successfully,” Punjab Minister for Sports Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti elaborates.
Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, in his tweet message, also lauded Pakistan’s former captain and all-rounder Shoaib Malik for his efforts to honour national sports stars under the banner of Pakistan Sports Award. He offered his full support to Shoaib Malik for the cause of sports promotion.
It may be noted here that Pakistan Sports Awards is a platform introduced by all-rounder Shoaib Malik to acknowledge and honour the sports men and women of Pakistan belonging to different sports disciplines.
In response, Shoaib Malik thanked Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti for his appreciative remarks. Shoaib Malik also praised State of the Art Ghakhar (Gujranwala) Sports Complex and other valuable sports facilities in the province.
Pakistan’s renowned wrestler Inam Butt and fast bowler Hasan Ali, in their respective tweet messages, also admired State of the Art Ghakhar (Gujranwala) Sports Complex and other the top class sports facilities being established in Punjab province under the supervision of Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh.