Thar Block-1 Project renovates cricket stadium in Islamkot
ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (Gwadar Pro) - The Thar Block 1 Integrated Energy Project has completed the renovation of the Marvi Cricket Stadium in Islamkot, Thar. The inauguration took place on August 12, as announced by Sino Sindh Resources Ltd. (SSRL) on August 17.
The renovation, which spanned three months, was carried out at a cost of $200,000 as part of the company’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
Following the renovation, the stadium is open to the public. An exhibition match was held there between cricket teams from Islamkot and the Thar Block 1 Project in celebration of the Independence Day. The match and festivities attracted hundreds of local fans and were attended by numerous dignitaries. Top government officials, as well as SSRL and TCB-1 management led by Chairman Mr. Meng Donghai, graced the inauguration.
The Thar Block 1 Integrated Energy Project is an initiative executed by Shanghai Electric through its subsidiaries, SSRL and TCB-1.
"Cricket is undoubtedly the most popular sport in Pakistan. We want to provide the young talents of this area with an opportunity to refine their skills," Mr. Donghai commented.
Kamlesh Kumar, Chairman of the Town Committee in Taluka Islamkot, praised the Thar Block 1 Project for its commendable service for the local community.