Lahore : 6th inter zonal sports festival of National Highways & Motorway Police has started today at NH&MP training college at Sheikhupura which would end on 2ND December, 2016. Ten games have been included in the festival including Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, and shooting, Shot Put, Rasa Kashi (Tug of War) and Athletics.
The team of six zones of NH&MP, Headquarters and training college are participating in the festival. Commandant Training College DIG Khalid Mahmood inaugurated the sports festival by lighting the sports torch. DIG Central Zone Mirza Faran Baig was also present on the occasion.
The festival was started with the colorful events, in which all teams presented the march past with sports torches. Commandant Training College DIG Khalid Mahmood said in his address that sports activities always play a healthy role in the community and society. This time sports festival has been inaugurated in order to commemorate the NH&MP Raising Day, he added. He hoped that these officers would present the best example of sports man spirit and would also make them as a professional sportsman and one day they would also highlight the name of the country in the sports field.
Commandant Training College DIG Khalid Mahmood said that sports activities always generate the environment of tolerance and the struggle to achieve the success. He further said that behind this sports festival is that sports always create physical development which creates numerous good developments in a person’s life. He appreciated the efforts of Training College’s team for holding such sports festival.
He said sports activities are essential part of a human body whereas it is more essential in the forces and need regular feature to sports activities apart from professionalism. He hoped that all players should act with a true sports man spirit and would accept the decisions of the referees, as defeat is the part of game and defeat always gives a lesion to move forward.