Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ which is the biggest sport drive in Pakistan. Khan lit the torch at the launching ceremony at Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad. This is a historic event as it is the first time Higher Education Commission will be collaborating with this program. Under the drive, the government started four projects worth Rs4 billion to allow youth to partake in sports activities. The aim of this program is to hone the skills of the youth of Pakistan in various fields and to prepare them for international competitions.
In its first phase, the Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive consists of 12 games such as squash, cricket, football, wrestling, ski, judo, hockey, boxing, weightlifting, volleyball, handball, and Athletics. The sports competition will be taking place for children aged 11 to 25 all over the country, including girls.
At Jinnah Stadium, PM Khan said that new policies have been developed to get rid of old mafias. Moreover, he encouraged the youth to participate in this drive saying “When you learn to compete in the ground, you also learn to win and also learn to face defeat. When there comes a difficult time in the life of a person, he or she faces that challenge with courage.”
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