Lahore : Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman, on Wednesday, said sports has always been a top priority for Punjab govt and a fund of Rs 5,000 million has been allocated for the completion of sports projects in the province, he was talking to media at National Hockey Stadium at the inaugural ceremony of Inter-School Hockey Tournament being organized under the auspices of Dar Hockey Academy.
Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ghumman said this fund will be utilized for initiating new and completing under-construction sports projects. He said Punjab govt is fully focusing on the promotion of sports in the province.
Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ghumman said the under-construction sports facilities in Nishtar Park Sports Complex will be completed in near future. “The astro-turf issue of National Hockey Stadium is also under process and we are trying our best to resolve it in an appropriate way,” he added.
Replying a query, DG SBP Zulfiqar Ghumman said the govt is also constituting a system to patronize the clubs which are working in an effective manner. He also lauded Dar Hockey Academy for imparting modern training to young hockey players.
Earlier, Olympian Tauqir Dar received DG SBP Zulfiqar Ghumman warmly upon arriving National Hockey Stadium. He was also introduced with all the participating players.