Lahore : 7th inter zonal sports festival of National Highways & Motorway Police has started at NH&MP training college at Sheikhupura which would end on 8th December, 2017.
Eleven games have been included in the festival including Volle Ball, Basket Ball, Foot Ball, Cricket, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, and shooting, Shotput, Rasa Kashi (Tug of War) and Athletics.
The team of six zones of NH&MP, Headquarters and training college are participating in the festival. Muhammad Junaid Anwar Chaudhary Federal Minister of State for Communication inaugurated the sports festival by lighting the sports torch.
IG Motorway Police Dr. Syed kaleem Imam and Commandant Training College DIG Khalid Mahmood were also present on the occasion. The festival was started with the colorful events, in which all teams presented the march past with sports torches.
Muhammed Junaid Anwar Chaudhary Federal Minster of State for Communication said the project of motorway was a vision of my leader Mian Muhammed Nawaz Sharif .When project of motorway was launched , every one criticized it but now it’s being appreciated by every segment of society .
He further said now the same kind of projects being copied by its opponents . It’s all about vision which is possessed by leadership of Muslim League, he added. He said motorway police excellent performance over the years had itself an example of excellence. The professional working of motorway police has become a role model for other departments of country. The Motorway Police performing excellent duties, services and security for road users travelling on highways and motorways, he added.
He further said the government has started multiple mega projects for the development and the prosperity of the country. Muhammad Junaid Anwar Chaudhary Federal Minister of State for Communication said Motorway Police is an icon of solidarity, unity and integrity at national level. The sports Competition drives us to learn at a faster rate and perform at a higher level, he added.
He also appreciated the training college to make exceptional arrangements for sports festival.
IG Motorway Police Dr. Syed kaleem Imam in his address said our prime responsibility is to educate and trained the road users about road safety measures. The status and responsibilities are divine gift and we have to work day and night for betterment and change towards road safety.
He said 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.
IG said sports competition enhanced the strength, stamina, skills, tolerance and spirit in life and these fundamentals characters are imperative in professional working. Today magnificent sports festival on professional lines reflects the hard work and interest of Commandant Training College DIG Khalid Mahmood, he added.
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.