THATTA: KMC Administrator directed to expedite construction works of KMC Sports Complex Kashmir Road which was being built with a cost of Rs181, 681,367, which include provision and improvement of various sports facilities and complete construction works of basketball court, pavilion and other relevant facilities as soon as possible so that players and youngsters associated with different sports could be provided with better sports and recreation facilities.
He said this while reviewing pace of under construction works in KMC Sports Complex. Sr Director Culture Sports & Recreation Shoaib Waqar and other concerned officers were present. He said a hockey stadium of international level was being built in KMC Sports Complex whereas facilities of various sports were also being provided which include athletic tracks, badminton, court, squash court, bowling alley, football ground, boundary wall, paver path area, gymnasium, cricket practice pitches, male & female toilets, underground & overhead water tanks, volleyball, basketball area, sewerage system, hockey ground, main gate & guard room, pump room and installation of water and sewerage system.
He said KMC Sports Complex spreads over an area of 42 acres. “The Complex will provide recreation as well as sports activities to the visitors in general and members in particular. It will also improve the environment and provide relief & entertainment to the public as there is no other facility available near the area.”
The Complex has one swimming pool, four tennis courts along with tennis area and jogging tracks with green areas. However, presently, the facilities of this Sports Complex were very limited as approximately 2530 lack youth and senior citizens were benefiting from these them yearly, therefore, there was huge public demand to upgrade and improve the facilities of KMC Sports Complex.
He said that it was very important to provide citizens with splendid facilities for promoting positive and healthy activities for which KMC aimed at carry out projects for youths and senior citizens so that sports and recreation sectors could also be improved along with other sectors.
He directed Culture Sports & Recreation to specially concentrate on quality standard in construction works of KMC Sports Complex Kashmir Road so that citizens could benefit from the facilities on long term basis. He expressed the hope that youth participating in sports activities in KMC Sports Complex would be precious asset for country and also bright the name of their country in whole world.