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Event Title: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has underscored the need for promotion sports and other healthy activities

Event Date: 2018-05-01

 

Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has underscored the need for promotion sports and other healthy activities to channelize potential of youth in a positive direction and enable them to work for the betterment of the society.

He expressed these views at the closing ceremony of 21stNational Chess Championship which was held in Sports Complex, Islamabad on Tuesday.

“I am not familiar with the game of chess but I consider politics similar to chess” Chairman Senate remarked on a lighter note. He said that people of Baluchistan are fond of football and there is a need to establish football grounds and encourage the game at local level. “ I also like football and want to establish football stadiums in Chaghi and Gawadar.

The Chairman Senate appreciated the efforts of the Chess Federation, however, he stressed for promotion of the game at all levels to provide youth an opportunity to invest energies in right direction. He, in his personal capacity, announced an amount of two hundred thousand rupees for the chess federation and assured his cooperation for promotion of the game.

Senator Kalsoom Perveen, president Chess Federation all addressed the gathering and said that sports are a sign of healthy society. She acknowledged the role of Pakistan Sports Federation in successful arrangements for the national level competition of Chess.