Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Punjab, Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti, called on the Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), Dr Fehmida Mirza here at her office and discussed matters regarding revival of sports after the COVID-19 pandemic.
They also discussed the sports policy, the welfare of sports veterans, sports infrastructure being built and other affairs of mutual interest, said a press release issued here.
Taimoor Khan Bhatti who was also accompanied by Director General Sports Punjab, Adnan Arshad Aulakh, and their team was warmly welcomed by Dr Fehmida.
Bhatti apprised the federal minister about his department’s progress on the development of provincial sports policy and its salient features, including free medical services and health insurance to sportsmen, the establishment of dedicated ladies gymnasiums across the province, and free sports’ facilities for differently-abled children.
Dr Fehmida ensured her all-out support to the Provincial Sports Department in its endeavours. Bhatti also extended an invitation to the Federal Minister to visit the Punjab Sports Complex and other sports facilities in the province, which she accepted.—APP