Peshawar: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has congratulated the newly elected office bearers of Sports Writers Association of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (SWAKP) for their success in the elections of the association and expected that they would strive shoulder to shoulder with the provincial government to promote sports activities in the province and attract the youngsters towards sports and other healthy activities.
In his message of felicitation to the newly elected president of the association, Nadir Khawaja and other office bearers, the Chief Minister has expressed the hope that the newly elected office bearers of the association would make the best use of their professional capabilities and leadership qualities to resolve the problems of the sport journalists and promote sports activities in the province.
He said that in the present scenario it had become very important to provide maximum facilities of sports and other healthy activities to people specially the young lots so that their talents and potentials could be polished and they could be kept aloof from negative activities; adding that the provincial government of PTI, with the same in mind, had chalked out a comprehensive plan as per the vision of Imran Khan to promote sports activities in the province.
Pervez Khattak maintained that under the said plan Sports Stadium equipped with modern facilities and Jawan Marakiz were being established at Tehsil level and the same would be established in all the union councils of the province in the next phase to provide facilities of positive and healthy activities to maximum young people with the aim to realize the dream of a healthy society.
He urged upon the newly elected office bearers of SWAKP and other sports journalists to put forward their proposals for the uplift of sports activities to the provincial government and assured that his government would incorporate their proposals in its sports policy for implementation.