City's Sports Grounds To Be Upgraded: Mayor

City's sports grounds to be upgraded: Mayor

ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 (Pakistan Point News - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz Thursday said that sports grounds of city would be upgraded and more grounds would be developed in other sectors to meet requirement of the community. He said MCI was taking measure to provide quality recreational and sports facilities to the residents particularly to the youth of the city Mayor said this while chairing a meeting held at CDA Headquarters.

The meeting reviewed the sports and recreational facilities being provided to the residents by Sports and Culture Directorate of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI). The meeting was attended by Director General Administration CDA and senior officers of Sports and Culture Directorate. He said residents of the Islamabad had their first right to utilize the sports grounds of the city and in order to ensure healthy sports facilities to the residents not only existing grounds were being upgraded but a comprehensive strategy had been evolved to established more grounds in the sectors where grounds were less in number as compared to the requirement of community.

He said that elected representatives along with officers and officials of MCI would be responsible for maintenaning grounds of their respective constituency. Mayor said that Sports and Culture Directorate would be revived for making Islamabad a hub of sports and culture activities. On this occasion Sheikh Anser Aziz was briefed that there are 50 developed grounds in the city for different sports including 16 cricket, 12 football, four (04) tennis courts and 15 multipurpose sports grounds.