He was inaugurating Mardan Regional Games held in connection with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Youth Games 2016 on Tuesday. The ceremony took place at Mardan Sports Complex. More than 600 players will be competing in 17 different games during 3 days of this sports event.
Zakir Hussaid said all necessary facilities would be provided to the players in Mardan and other districts of the province.
Sports Director Tariq Mahmood said after games come to an end at the regional level, inter-regional games will be organised at provincial level. He said the present government was going to provide all necessary facilities to the sports department for promotion of such activities.