Lahore: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that a re-initiation of Punjab Games is the credit of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.
A delegation of Punjab Olympic Association (POA) in the leadership of its President Muhammad Amir Khan called on the CM Punjab.
Sardar Usman Buzdar in principal approved release of an yearly grant of sports association. Speaking at the occasion, the CM Punjab said that the grants of the sports association will be issued in a transparent manner and will be used in transparent manner as well.
He ensured that he will take measures for encouragement of the sportsmen adding that the sportsmen will be encouraged on the merit instead of pick and chose like previous government.
The CM urged the Punjab Olympic Association to devise sports calendar joining with sports department.
He said that limited sports activities have been allowed due to the coronavirus in the province while he ensured sports competitions will be organized on a large scale after global pandemic come under control.