110 swimmers, rescuers trained at Nigeen Water Sports Centre

110 swimmers, rescuers trained at Nigeen Water Sports Centre

Valedictory function with AEE City Roads Safa Kadal Division Er. Mohammad Ayoub Mubaraki as the Chief guest was also attended by Swim N Survive Society President Er. Mushtaq Wani, Sr Vice- President Dr. Sheikh Tariq, Vice Presidents Syed Shahid Zadie and Er. Masood Shah, Swimming experts Riyaz Wani and Abid Amin, Joint Secretary Zahid Iqbal and Secretary Yasir Makhdoomi were also present on the occasion.

Swim N Survive Society Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Tourism Kashmir today awarded certificates to around 110 swimmers who successfully completed the swimming and rescue course at Nigeen Water Sports Center. 

The society in collaboration with department started swimming and rescue coaching camp under noted swimmer Riyaz Wani at Nigeen Water Sports Center in the month of June this year for non-swimmers which received overwhelming response from the locals. Hundreds of people of different age groups attended the camp out of which 110 were trained successfully in final phase.

Valedictory function with AEE City Roads Safa Kadal Division Er. Mohammad Ayoub Mubaraki as the Chief guest was also attended by Swim N Survive Society President Er. Mushtaq Wani, Sr Vice- President Dr. Sheikh Tariq, Vice Presidents Syed Shahid Zadie and Er. Masood Shah, Swimming experts Riyaz Wani and Abid Amin, Joint Secretary Zahid Iqbal and Secretary Yasir Makhdoomi were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, wwimming expert Riyaz Wani thanked his team for the support and said, “People realized how important swimming is after 2014 floods. The Swim N Survive Society Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Tourism took this initiative and the Department provided the requisite facilities for non-swimmers here in Nigeen. We are getting immense response from the youngsters besides parents. The parents who accompany their children also show eagerness to learn this skill and are part of this society.”

The swimmers appreciated the efforts of volunteer experts of Swim and Survive Society Kashmir for providing training free of cost.