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Sports activities will harness positivity among J&K youth: Imran Ansari

Sports activities will harness positivity among J&K youth: Imran Ansari
Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari

Srinagar, Jul 18 (UNI) Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, today said that Jammu and Kashmir has a rich history of sports and the Government would do every bit to provide all facilities to the budding talents. The Minister was speaking during the inaugural session of a Seminar-cum-Workshop for pioneering programme of Mission XI Million for the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Indoor Stadium here. The Minister said that Government was keen to spot local talent and hone their skills which will match the national and international standards. He said Government is committed to provide the best facilities to the State’s budding sporting talents. “Sports has a unique power to change the minds of the people,” Mr Ansari said. “In a place like Jammu and Kashmir, sports can build the bridges. It can take the state out of difficult times and our youth can really play their positive role in the development of the State,” he added. Mr Ansari gave a brief sketch about the construction of more sports stadiums across the state, saying that Government will provide every possible help to the upcoming new players that they needed. “We are making surveys across and we will provide Stadiums to every district of the State. This will not only add to the quality of the sports arena but it will also create conducive atmosphere for the State,” he said. “Chief Minister is very keen and taking interest in putting forwards the talent, potential and experience of sportsperson of the state and get recognition nationally and internationally,” he said. He said in this regard the Sports Department has constituted Football Academy. The Minister said Football is the most popular sport in our State and India is proud host of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 as Prime Minister see this as a turning point, an opportunity to change the culture of Football and sport in this country, as they want to organize the programme in our State especially in Srinagar, that is dream come true. “The idea of making indoor stadium at almost every place is for betterment of the sport loving people. “I put efforts to equip the playing fields for the budding talents with the best facilities as they have the potential and talent,” Mr Ansari added. More UNI ABS SNU 1802

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