Punjab Olympic Association delegation calls on Chief Minister Punjab

Lahore, November 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): He disclosed this while talking to a delegation of Punjab Olympic Association, led by its president Muhammad Amer Jan. The delegation was comprised of POA Secretary-General Idrees Haider Khawaja, Vice President Ahmer Malik, members Wajid Ali Chaudhary, Irfan Ullah Khan and Secretary General Pakistan Olympic Association Muhammad Khalid Mahmood.

The CM made it clear that grants will be issued and utilized in a transparent manner. Steps will be taken by the government to encourage the players on-merit and pick and choose policy of the previous tenure will not be followed anymore, he declared. He directed the Punjab Olympic Association to devise a sports calendar in collaboration with the sports department adding that limited sports activities are allowed due to corona. Mega sports events will be arranged after improvement in the corona situation, he told.

The CM said the credit of reviving Punjab Games goes to the PTI government adding the spectators enjoyed the best performance in Kabaddi championship. The government will also promote local sports along with international games, he added. Sports Minister Rai Taimur Bhatti, Secretary and DG Sports were also present.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561
Website: https://cm.punjab.gov.pk/

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