ISLAMABAD:(APS)October 3, 2016-President Mamnoon Hussain has emphasized promotion of sports for peace, stability and harmony among the world nations.
Addressing the concluding ceremony of President Gold Medal Golf Championship in Islamabad on Sunday afternoon, he said sports can help bring the nations closer, and it should not be made hostage to politics.
He said besides discouraging the extremist mindset sports lead to national development through positive and healthy activities of the youth.
The President said that only those nations can make progress and excel in the world that shine in the field of sports. He said the government is making serious efforts for uplift of sports in the country. He said the promotion of the sports should be started at the organizational level.
Mamnoon Hussain said that the trainings of the sportsmen and women should be carried out on modern lines keeping in view the latest trends of the era.