Sports structure will be revamped in Pakistan, which will bring up more talented sportspersons to represent Pakistan internationally.
Prime Minister Imran Khan announced revamping of the entire sports structure in Pakistan, saying the government is striving to take Pakistan forward in international sports through various measures including talent-hunting, development of sports grounds, reforms in sports bodies and elimination of mafias from various sport
He told a huge gathering of youth in Islamabad, at Jinnah Stadium on the occasion of the launching of country’s Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive, which is the part of the new four projects worth Rs. 4 billion initiated by the present government in coordination with Kamayab Jawan Program and the Higher Education Commission to keep the country’s youth engaged in sports and extracurricular activities The PM, who earlier launched the Sports Drive and lit-up the torch, said that since the country’s 70% of population was under the age of 30 years, the present government has so far developed 300 and 260 sports grounds in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, respectively.
he also highlighted the importance of sports for healthy life and giving the youth a mental strength to fight the challenges in life, expressed his government’s resolve to spread a network of sports ground across the country. “When you learn to compete in ground, you also learn to win and also learn to face defeat…When there comes a difficult time in the life of a person, he or she faces that challenge with courage,” the PM remarked.