Advisor Farooq Khan emphasizes youth participation in sports activities to ensure their overall well being

Jammu: ‘Sports is integral to curriculum which help in building healthy mind and body thus ensuring overall personality development of youth”, stated Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan while speaking at the valedictory function of 26th Men free style, Greco-Roman style and 12th Women wrestling championship organised by J&K Wrestling Association here today.

Advisor said that the UT administration is committed to provide best avenues and infrastructure to sportspersons so as to channelize their energy towards a positive direction. He said that such events provide appropriate platform to players to exhibit their sports potential besides polishing it further.

He lauded the role of organizers in conducting such sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir which are significant towards encouraging young talents participate in such competitions and make a name for themselves and the UT and Nation as well.

While presenting awards to the winners in different categories, Advisor motivated the young generation to participate in sports and extracurricular activities and stressed on the need to create bigger platforms for young sportsmen to display their talent and skills besides promoting the local talent at higher level.