Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday felicitated the promising players of state who have recently brought laurels for the country.
In a simple but impressive function at his official residence, the Chief Minister honoured Arjun Babuta — who bagged two gold medals in World Shooting Championship, Anjum Moudgill — who bagged two bronze medals in World Shooting Championship, Sifat Kaur Samra — who bagged one bronze medal in World Shooting Championship, and Thomas cup winner of Badminton Dhruv Kapila.
The Chief Minister, interacting with the players along with Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, said that the State Government is making strenuous efforts for boosting up sporting activity in the State.
He envisioned that Punjab will soon be a frontrunner state in the field of sports across the country. Bhagwant Mann also extended best wishes to player for the upcoming sporting events at the national and international arena.
The Chief Minister also exhorted the players to pull up their socks for performing well in Asian Games slated next year and Paris Olympics scheduled to take place in 2024; while assuring them of fulsome support and cooperation by the State Government.