Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board and head of the Pakistan Task Force on Sports, Ehsan Mani in an exclusive interview said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is committed to boost sports sector in the country.
He said that long term strategy is the need of the hour to develop sports in Pkaistan, “We have jumped into the field to completely revamp the affairs of sports with a wish to involve the private sectors to get more sponsorship for ensuring best available resources and facilities to the players,” he said. Ehsan Mani said he would continue his struggles to come up to the expectation of the Prime Minister.
He continued “PCB has a duty to protect its players’ welfare, as well as their reputation and having a vast and valuable experience” he wants to make a long term planning to bring back the talented youth of FATA into the mainstream. “I proposed eight regional teams by myself with an aim to give ample opportunities to each of the youth associated with the game to come forward and show talent. “I’m really impressed the way new talent is coming up with tribal background despite difficult and tough situation and developing infrastructure would help these youngsters not only in the game of cricket but in other disciplines,” Ehsan Mani remarked.
“I want to work on eight to nine games right now from the grassroots level by involving the private sectors,” he said. He also appreciated Shahid Khan Shinwari for his continuing efforts as Shahid Khan informed that the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after completion of 110 grounds at tehsil, district and educational institutions levels has also announced construction of 1000 grounds.
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17 November, 2019