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Delegation of HP Olympic Association calls on Youth Services and Sports Minister

A delegation of HP Olympic Association led by Secretary General of the association Rajesh Bhandari here today called on Youth Services and Sports Minister Rakesh Pathania. It was a courtesy call.

Rakesh Pathania said that there was no dearth of sports talent in the state and players were performing well at the international level but efforts should be made to facilitate them and provide them the right platform to grow. He said the sports infrastructures should be strengthened and developed for sports like skiing, boxing, kabaddi and volleyball in the state.

Delegation briefed him the activities being done by the association for the promotion and development of sports in the state. They also discussed the demands that are necessary to strengthen sports infrastructure and for making Himachal Pradesh suitable destination for conducting International Sports events and to provide better facilities for organizing skiing events in Shimla.

Youth Service and Sports Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar Sharma informed that the department has decided to conduct one day workshop for all the recognized sports associations, sports bodies and sportspersons on 21st September, 2020 in Peterhoff Shimla.

Joint secretaries of HP Olympic Association Ishwar Rohal and Ramesh Chauhan were also present on the occasion.