ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the largest sports initiative in the history of Pakistan, Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive in Islamabad on 6 December 2021.
The event ‘Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive’ is being organized in collaboration of Kamyab Jawan Program and the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar said that the ‘Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive’ will be the biggest ever sports program in the country’s history. He added that the initiative will enable the active participation of the youth in healthy physical activities.
Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive GALI se Ground Tak – From a Street till Ground
Through Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive 2.5 Million youth is to be engaged in Green Youth Movement & 35,000 youth are to be engaged in Innovation League.
The Kamyab Jawan Sports Program launched in two stages with 12 different games for males and 10 games for females being arranged across 25 regions under the Talent Hunt Program in the first phase of the initiative. The games in the first phase include hockey, cricket, football, handball, wrestling, weightlifting, squash, volleyball, ski, judo, boxing, and athletics.
Prime Minister Imran addressing the participants at Kamyab Jawab Sports Drive
کھیل کے میدان میں آپکو جیتنا آتا ہے اور ساتھ ہی آپ ہار کا مقابلہ کرنا بھی سیکھتے ہیں لیکن یاد رکھیں ہارتا وہ ہے جو ہار مان کر دلبرداشتہ ہو جاتا ہے کھلاڑی مشکل وقت سے گھبراتا نہیں مقابلہ کرتاہے۔ وزیراعظم عمران خان— PTI (@PTIofficial) December 6, 2021
It is pertinent to mention that the age bracket for both categories will be 11 to 25 years and the drive is part of four projects worth four billion rupees being started in the country to keep encouraging youth into extracurricular and sports activities.
According to Prime Minister Imran Khan, the provision of sports facilities to youth is one of the top priorities of the government. “The government is focused to provide sports facilities to youth,” the premier stated while chairing a high-level meeting on the National Sports Policy and Overhauling of Sports Governance Structure in Islamabad.