Building of sports facilities in far-flung areas part of Punjab govt’s sports growth mission’

Monday, October 23, 2017

Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan along with Deputy Director Muhammad Ashraf, Divisional Officer Lahore Nadeem Qaiser, SDO, XEN and other officials of Building Department  visited two sites Karol Ghati and Gaowshala ground. DG inspected the civil work and various parts of under-construction sports projects. Divisional Officer Lahore Nadeem Qaiser and District Sports Officer Tanveer Shah briefed Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan about the status of under-construction sports projects. Karol Ghati cricket ground is in its final stages of completion. The venue is equipped with top standard facilities like floodlight, jogging tracks, akharas, sports gymnasiums and pavilions. On the other hand Gaowshala ground is being constructed on 119 kanals land at the bank of River Ravi. DG SBP Muhammad Aamir Jan also inspected under-construction akhara in Gaowshala ground. He said that traditional wrestling (desi kushti) is very much popular in Punjab and this akhara is being constructed to keep this game alive in our region.