KP govt has taken landmark steps for promotion of sports, Aisha

November 26, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: PTI provincial spokesperson and MNA Ayesha Gulalai has stated that KPK government has taken landmark steps towards sport activities for the youth of the province.

In a statement issued from the provincial secretariat, MNA Ayesha Gulalai stated that some of the steps taken by the provincial government towards sports activities include coaching academies for boys and girls in various sports, arranging inter provincial tournaments, Inter regional tournaments, Sport and games at various national days like Pakistan and independence day, sports festival in Abbottabad for special persons.

Similarly Imran Khan talent hunt programme, allocation of Rs 4 billion for sport grounds in 75 tehsils of KPK, allocation of Rs 300 million for renovation of present stadiums, allocation of Rs 40 million for promotion of sport activities out of which 15 million has been given till now, allocation of Rs 150 for establishment of sport academies under talented youth scheme in which different academies will be constructed for promoting and training in different sport activities, allocation of Rs 25 million for purchasing sport equipments for boys and girls and allocation of Rs 35 million for establishing youth centers in different districts out of which Rs 5 million has already been issued to 7 districts of KPK.

Youth centers are aimed at career counselling for youth when they complete their studies or whenever they need professional counselling during their jobs. The youth centers will also motivate them towards cultural and sport activities so they can play a healthy role in the future.

Apart from the mentioned activities, Rs 19 million has been allotted for youth promotional activities which are being held all over the province. They include inter provincial youth exchange programme, youth carnival, adventure events for youth and cultural heritage awareness programme.

Ayesha Gulalai also stated that KPK has taken the lead in serving youth of the province. “It is our mission to involve youth of KPK in healthy activities willingly so they can play their role in the society.

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