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Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive Coronates by PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed a large gathering and commended Usman Dar for organizing the sports drive.
The Prime Minister emphasized the importance of sports in the life of the youth and said that it was important for them as it helps them maintain their fitness and also keeps them away from harmful habits.
He said that the PTI administration was working hard for the promotion of sports in the country, citing the fact that more than 70% of the population of Pakistan is under 30 years of age.
He claimed that so far 300 playgrounds have been constructed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 260 in Punjab. The group says “every community should have its own playground.
We are getting rid of the mafia that is infiltrating the system, they continued.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that I have spent 21 years of my life abroad. He advised the children not to get frustrated after losing and try to learn from their mistakes.
Former British footballer Michael Owen joins successful youth sports drive.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government was making every effort to provide the best educational opportunities, the federal government has so far distributed scholarships worth Rs. 47 billion to 6.3 million talented students of Punjab and KP.
Drive is one of the four programs worth a total of Rs 4 billion that have been launched across the country to engage youth in extracurricular and sports activities.
The 12 sports included in the initial phase of the event include hockey, cricket, football, handball, wrestling, weightlifting, squash, volleyball, skiing, judo, boxing and athletics.
Under the initiative, sports tournaments will be held across the country for youth between the ages of 11 and 25, including women.
The celebrations will be held at 25 locations across the country, including Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The tournament will select ten million youngsters for world-class professional training.