China to support Pakistan for up-gradation of sports facilities: Ambassador Nong Rong
by Shafqat Ali
ISLAMABAD, June 24 (Gwadar Pro) - China would extend every possible cooperation to Pakistan for the up-gradation of sports facilities at the Pakistan Sports Complex (PSC), Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong said on Wednesday afternoon.
In a meeting with the Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Colonel Muhammad Asif Zaman (retd) here at his office, the Ambassador said China would also extend cooperation in training of the sports coaches and athletes, said an official news release issued here.
The envoy also appreciated Pakistan for taking keen interest to organize different sports activities and other functions to mark the 70th anniversary of Pakistan-China Friendship.
Earlier, DG PSB extended a warm welcome to the ambassador. During the meeting, he said that China has built this Sports Complex almost 35 years ago. “Now Pakistan hopes that China will extend every possible cooperation in improving this sports arena,” he said.
The DG also exchanged views with the ambassador on the post COVID-19 pandemic sports scenario and celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Pakistan-China diplomatic relations.
The Ambassador also visited different sports venues at the Pakistan Sports Complex. At the end, both officials also agreed upon the nomination of focal persons to carry forward the proposed plans for the sports cooperation.