Sports Play Vital Role To Highlight Soft Image Of Society: Mashhood

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Sports play vital role to highlight soft image of society: Mashhood

LAHORE,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -5th Sep,2016) : Provincial Minister for education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan on Monday said players were the ambassadors of peace. He said sports played a pivotal role in formation of a healthy society.

"Keeping this view, the Punjab government is taking effective steps for promotion of sports," he added. Speaking as chief guest at the closing ceremony of Rana Abdul Rahim Memorial Badminton Tournament here, he said the government was striving hard to promote sports culture throughout the province.

He said promotion of sports activities helped eliminate extremist tendency and develop healthy activities in the society.

Sports played an important role to highlight the soft image of a society, he said.

"Formation of sports activities is need of the hour," the minister stressed. As many as 64 teams participated in the tournament from all over the province. Final match was played between LDA and New Khan Club and after a tough match New Khan Club won the match. Later, the Education Minister distributed trophies and cash prizes among the top three positions holders.