ISLAMABAD: In a bid to revamp the biggest and finest sports complex of the country as par with international standards, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) is paying special attention to all the departments of the complex as major renovation work has already been accomplished.
In a media briefing, Director Sports Board Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera said the renovation work at Pakistan Sports Complex (PSC) was being done after a lapse of almost 40 years.
“Liaqat gymnasium is renovated and is equipped with all state of the art facilities of international standards.
The fitness gym we have established for players was even lauded by the Indian delegation which had recently visited the complex,” he mentioned.
Ganjera said the Allama Iqbal hostel was also being refurbished and a VIP atmosphere would be given to the players there.
The DG PSB said all the washrooms of the gymnasium and jinnah stadium were revamped while the drainage system of squash complex was also fixed. He said the Masjid of the complex was also remodeled while ten acre land in its suburbs was recreated where a ‘Neza Bazi’ tournament was expected in March this year.
“Moreover, fruit bearing trees are also planted on an area of five acre in the complex in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC),” he mentioned. Acting Deputy Director General (Facilities) Agha Amjadullah, Deputy Director General (Rehabilitation & Treatment) Dr. Waqar Ahmed, Assistant Director (Hostels) Malik Imtiaz Hussain, Deputy Director General Muhammad Shahid and others were also present on the occasion.