Pakistan contingent is expected to offer excellent performance in Olympic Games scheduled to be staged at Tokyo, Japan from July 23 to August 8, 2021; Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti expressed these views in his statement on the eve of opening ceremony of world’s largest sports extravaganza on Friday.
Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti said all members of Pakistan contingent are pretty talented in their respective games. “We are quite confident that country’s premier javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem and young weightlifter Talha Talib will live up to the expectations of the nation at the world's grand sports event,” he added.
Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti said that the preparation of potential players for mega events like Olympics is part of Punjab govt’s planning. “Punjab’s historic Sports Policy will play a key role in this regard”.
He said establishing world class sports facilities for talented male and female players are top priority of the Punjab government. “The project of top standard Olympic Village in Lahore has also been planned and this grand sports facility will also play an important role in preparing athletes for mega events like Olympic Games in a befitting manner,” he explained.