Former international footballer of Jammu and Kashmir, Arun Malhotra today called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan here and discussed various issues related to the sports developmental programmes and other related activities in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Malhotra, State and Sher-e-Kashmir awardee, discussed the sports developmental programmes, inviting international expertise to train local football players, besides the scenario of the game in J&K. Malhotra also gave feedback to the Advisor about the scenario of infrastructure for football game and coaching facilities in the region.
Advisor Khan assured Malhotra that the government is focused to give further boost to the sports programmes in the UT to enable the local youth to excel nationally and internationally in different sports activities.
He said the government is utilizing all resources to boost sports activities and to tap the talent with respect to different international and world famous sports like cricket, football etc.