Punjab govt committed to promoting sports.

 
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HAFIZABAD -- Sports and other healthy recreational facilities are imperative for physical and mental growth of the youth and that's why the Punjab government has been laying great stress on the holding of sports competition among the youth to encourage them and brighten their talents.

PTI leader and former MNA Ch Mehdi Hassan Bhatti said here while addressing the winners and runners-up teams of Quaid-i-Azam Day Kabaddi Match held here in the Hanif Muhammad Stadium here on Sunday.

Quaid-i-Azam Kabaddi 'A Team' won the match after tough contest by one point defeating Quaid-i-Azam Green Team.

Chief guest Ch Mehdi Hassan Bhatti appreciated the district administration particularly District Sports Officer Malik Ghulam Murtaza for arranging different sports competitions to provide the youth with opportunities to brighten their talents. The chief guest rewarded Rs10,000 each to the winners and runners-up teams and stressed upon the administration to continue to hold such sports gala to save the younger generation from leading astray.

POLICE OFFICER HONOURED

Ahad Hussain Tarar SHO Pindi Bhattian Saddr was adjudged best crime fighter across Gujranwala region and was awarded cash prize and commendation certificate to him by the Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastghir at a simple but impressive ceremony held in Lahore recently.

PRIVATE SCHOOLS ROLE LAUDED

Private schools have been playing important role in the promotion of education, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Adnan Arshad Cheema said here while administering oath of office to the newly elected office-bearers of Private Schools Association Hafizabad for the current year.

He said that their efforts would go a long way to lead their students to become responsible citizens for playing their vital role in the progress and prosperity of the...

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