‘KP to invest in young athletes’
PESHAWAR: Director General (DG) Sports KP Asfandyar Khattak Sunday said that provisional government would invest in young athletes and develop modern infrastructure for sports so that talent in youth players could be polished at par with international standards.
Talking to PTV news, Asfandyar said further investment in sport was on top of his government’s commitment where a number of steps were being taken to provide facilities to players at their doorsteps and involve youth from all the districts in productive activities.
He said developing the potential of our athletes would only lead to more international recognition, adding, all countries respect athletes, therefore, it’s time to invest for country’s sportsmen.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government would provide monthly scholarship and sponsorship to top winners, he added. – APP