Promoting sports: ‘Youth Festival 2016 soon’

Games among schools, colleges to be held from Nov 9 to 13

Our Correspondent November 02, 2015
Minister for Sports and Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan addressing a press conference regarding Inter-school/college games at Hockey Stadium. PHOTO: INP

LAHORE: Preparations have been completed for holding the Punjab Youth Festival (PYF) 2016, Minister for Sports and Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan said on Monday. He was addressing a press conference at the National Hockey Stadium. Punjab Olympic Association Secretary Idrees Haider Khawaja was also present. Mashhood said that the event schedule would be announced soon.

“The Punjab Youth Festival has played an important role in introducing a sports culture in Pakistan. Athletes set several national and international records during the first three editions of the festival,” he said. “The Sixth Inter-School and Inter-College Games will be held from November 9 to 13, 2015. The games will be useful for the promotion of sports in the province,” he said. The minister said that thousands of students from 250 schools and colleges would take part in the games.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 3rd, 2015.



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