QUETTA:Advisor to Chief Minister for Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs, Abdul Khaliq Hazara has said that the role of sports carried immense importance in the formation of healthy society.

In a statement issued here on Monday, Hazara said that on the directives of Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, the successful arrangements of events of different disciplines of sports in the province, active participation of players and appreciation from the spectators was a positive development.

He said successful arrangements of sports festivals in Gwadar and Lasbella were the result of team work and effective strategy. He hoped that such events would also be arranged in future which would bring soft image of the province to the fore. Appreciating the performance of Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Imran Gichki and Director Sports, Dura Baloch, he said that such dedication and team work was required for arranging national games in the province. Advisor to Chief Minister for Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs further said that arrangements of sports events would not only help reduce hatred but would also highlight norms and culture of the province.