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Enthusiastic Bahawalpur, Pindi eagerly await for Punjab Youth Festival

Lahore, July 12, 2012 (PPI-OT): The officials of Bahawalpur and Rawalpindi districts have shown great enthusiasm in the holding of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012.

Their eagerness towards the organization of the festival and encouraging remarks for Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif for taking such a positive step of assembling the youth at one platform came during the third meeting of the chief organizing committee with the district officials at 90 Shahra-i-Quaid-i-Azam here on Thursday.

Deputy Speaker and Chairman Organising Committee Sports Punjab Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan with the help of slid show briefed the officials about the Punjab Youth Festival, which is going to start right after Eid. Also present on the occasion were Secretary Sports Punjab Haroon Ahmed Khan and Director General Sports Board Punjab and Youth Affairs Usman Anwar.

The districts of Bahawalpur and Rawalpindi were represented by the MNAs Ch Saad, Parveen Masood, Nuzhat Saddiq, Sher Ali Khan, MPAs Zulfiqar Ali, Fida Hussain, Maiza Mahmood, Rana Atif, Shakeel Awan, Javed Chaudhary, president PML Jehlum Raja Shaukat Aziz, DCOs and other city and sports officials.

Speaking on the occasion, DCO Bahawalpur, Asim Iqbal showed great excitement in the conduct of the festival. “We are waiting for the time with eagerness. The youth of the district are full of enthusiasm for participating in the festival,” he said.

He further added that his district have already started to generate funds for the smooth conduct of the festival and by the time the event is organized there would be enough deposits to properly hold all the activities.

One of the Bahalwalpur MPAs Ms Maiza suggested that the parliamentarians of the district should hold a meeting with the corporate sector for funds. “The business community is earning money from our district and it is their duty to give something in return to the district. I believe it’s not a big deal and it the MPAs and MNAs ask them they would surely come forward to held,” she stressed.

For more information, Contact:
Sports Board Punjab
National Hockey Stadium, Lahore
Ph: (92-42) 99231993
Fax: (92-42) 99230664
Website: www.sportsportal.punjab.gov.pk

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