'Government keen to promote sports culture among youth'
Jammu, Feb 3: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports, Taj Mohi-ud-Din on Sunday said that government is keen to promote sports culture among youth of the state.
Addressing the closing ceremony of 9th 3 day Jammu and Kashmir Wushu championship here this evening, the Minister said more and more such tournaments would be organized all across the state to seek the involvement of youth from length and breadth of the state.
He said Department of Youth Services is planning the expansion and strengthening of sports infrastructure in a big way.
He asked youth to take benefit of all these events and help in changing their personalities. He hoped that more and more such competitions the youth of the state would be able to prove their mettle at the national and international level.
In the overall tally Jammu district emerged victorious whileas Budgam and Bandipora districts came first and 2nd runner-ups.
Director SSG, HK. Lohia, Secretary J&K Sports Council, Daleep Thusoo and a large number of sports lovers were present at the closing ceremony.
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