Jammu, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday declared open the 27th Senior National Tennis Ball Cricket championship at Jammu in which around twenty states are participating. The inaugural match was played between J&K and Tamil Nadu.
On the occasion, Mehbooba Mufti according to spokesman assured that her government has kept sports activities and youth development as priority areas. “Efforts would be made to create much more advanced infrastructure and facilities for sports in the State,” she said.
She also distributed cash rewards and certificates among the outstanding sportsperson of the state for their remarkable performance at national and international levels.
In her address to the participants, Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Moulvi Imran Ansari said that his department shall be encouraging outstanding talent in sports under the guidance of the Chief Minister.