Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif lifts ban on departmental sports

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif lifts ban on departmental sports

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif announced lifting of the ban on departmental sports in the country.

The ban was imposed by the previous government asking all public departments, corporations, and autonomous bodies to stop their funding of sports teams in 30 different disciplines.

The decision had led thousands jobless from the positions of departmental sports. PM Shehbaz Sharif after assuming office had pledged to restore the departmental sports with an aim to promote healthy games among the youth.

Addressing the players who won medals in the Commonwealth Games, the Islamic Solidarity Games on Thursday, PM Shehbaz Sharif said that the nation is proud of the players who highlighted the name of the country and raised the national flag at international event.

He also awarded prizes to the medallists, including Noh Butt, Arshad Nadeem, Shah Hussain and Sharif Tahir and others.