Lahore : SBP Inter-School Age Group Swimming Championship concluded with some remarkable performances at State of the Art Punjab International Swimming Complex on Saturday night.
Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, Kashmala Tariq, Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces, Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan and Station Commander Navy Headquarters Punjab Commodore Naimatullah distributed prizes at the grand colourful closing ceremony.
Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti presented souvenirs to Director General Sports Punjab Aamir Jan and Station Commander Navy Headquarters Punjab Commodore Naimatullah on this occasion. Top coaches were also awarded prizes for their outstanding performances.
Director Admin Javed Chohan, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Director Special Initiative Anees Sheikh, Deputy Directors Tariq Wattoo, Shahid Nizami, Chief Consultant Shahid Faqeer Virk and a large number of swimming enthusiasts were also present on this occasion. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti supervised the swimming competitions.
Addressing the closing ceremony, Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti congratulated young swimmers, parents and participating schools for such a glorious swimming event. “Punjab govt, under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, is striving hard to promote sports among all the communities of the province,” he added.
He said more such top class competitions will be conducted in other sports under the slogan of ‘Sports for All’ across the province.
Station Commander Navy Headquarters Punjab Commodore Naimatullah, in his address, congratulated Director General Sports Punjab for holding magnificent swimming event. He greeted all the medal winners and their parents. He urged the young swimming players to obey their parents, coaches and mentors. “These kids are our future heroes. Many of these swimmers will earn laurels for the country in future,” he asserted. He urged the young swimmers to keep on hard working for durable success in their lives.
Impressive firework show was also presented during the largely-attended prize distribution ceremony. The venue was decorated with eye-catching lights.