Islamabad: All measures will be taken to being about transparency and fairness in the matters of sports Federations and bodies. Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordinator Mir Hazar Khan Bijrani expressed these views while presiding over a meeting of Pakistan Sports Board.
Sports are a vital area for the promotion of mental and physical health of the nation. The incumbent government is committed to sports so that all strata of society benefit out of its healthy dividends, the minister said.
The minister emphasized that the promotion of sports at the glass-roots level can be instrumental in alluring the youth towards positive and healthy activities.
Since Pakistan is currently faced with the menace of extremism and terrorism, so the minister put special emphasis on the role of sports for quelling the tide of fundamentalism.
The minister further said that Pakistan has been bestowed with huge sports potential and Pakistani sportsmen have brought barrels to the nation by winning in the world competitions. The minister showed his resolve to further tap in the potential God has blessed our youth with.
The minister said that both education and sports are equally important for character-building and the ministry of Inter-provincial coordination will leave no stone unturned for the promotion of both spheres of national activity, the minister concluded.
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