Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, in a statement on Tuesday, appreciated the holding of online meeting regarding development sports schemes of the province.
Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti congratulated Secretary Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Punjab Ehsan Bhutta, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh and their team for completing sports projects in the prevailing circumstances. “The sports culture will flourish in the province after the completion of development sports schemes. Sports facilities will be provided at the doorstep of every athlete in the province,” he added.
Earlier, Secretary Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Punjab Ehsan Bhutta presided over an important online meeting to review the Development ADP Schemes of the province on Tuesday.
Deputy Secretary Planning Abdul Sattar, Director Admin Javed Chohan, Deputy Director Planning Rauf Bajwa, all divisional and PMU officers attended the online meeting. Assistant Director Nasir Malik was the conducting officer of online meeting.
Addressing the meeting Secretary Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Punjab Ehsan Bhutta said that construction work is underway on 155 development schemes across the province. “We are providing best sports facilities to masses as per the vision of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. 90 percent construction work is completed on several of these projects”.
Secretary Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Punjab Ehsan Bhutta said Youth Affairs and Sports Department is continuing its working despite Covid-19 smart lockdown. He directed the concerned officers to complete those projects as early as possible where 90 percent construction work is completed.
Secretary Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Punjab Ehsan Bhutta also enquired about the status of various development sports schemes.
Briefing the meeting, the DSOs informed that three development sports schemes have been completed in Sahiwal Division while the laying of astro-turf
work will be completed in DG Khan Hockey Stadium in July, 2020. “Shah Salman Sports Complex Taunsa Sharif will also be completed till August this year. 90 percent construction work is completed on seven development sports schemes in Rawalpindi, six in Faisalabad, five in Gujranwala and two in Sargodha,” the meeting was told.
“80 percent construction work is also completed on three development sports schemes in DG Khan. Overall the construction work is underway on 18 development sports schemes in Multan, 20 in Bahawalpur, 8 in Lahore, 21 in Faisalabad, 10 in Sahiwal, 15 in Sargodha, 22 in Gujranwala, 18 in DG Khan and 15 in Pindi division”.
The participants of online meeting also offered fateha for late TSO Pakpattan Shafqat Rasool.