Chairman J&K Bank stresses for promoting of iciness, water sports activities
Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmad on Friday said that J&K nation has got big potential in winter sports activities and there may be want to expand it to complete potential. He turned into talking at a meeting with the officers of SnowShoe Federation of India (SSFI) at J&K Bank company office here.
The officers of SSFI Arif Laigaroo, who’s additionally PDP Youth Secretary, and Mushtaq Bashir met the chairman J&K Bank to apprise him approximately the potential of SnowShoe recreation and activity in J&K State. The duo had currently represented India in World SnowShoe championship held in Italy.
Speaking on the occasion, Parvez Ahmad stated that J&K State has were given large ability in winter and water game and there’s want to broaden it in order that we can avail its full advantages.
“While in other advantages we can get large competition from other components of u. S. A ., in iciness sports activities and water sports activities, there may be very much less competition. As a game and tourism interest each those areas have got a massive ability that may gain our sports character as well as common man as a medium of incomes livelihood,” Parvez Ahmad stated.
“I have lately heard approximately the SnowShoe sport that’s famous in European and American countries. We have to sell it as everyday pastime all through winters. As for J&K financial institution is involved it’s far always in the forefront to improvement and sell sports activities in J&K and we are able to hold to do this,” he introduced.
Arif Laigaroo whilst briefing the chairman J&K Bank, said that SnowShoe is definitely a new pastime in India as well as in J&K.
“This is new sport and hobby in India as well as in J&K. SSFI is fielding groups in World championships from final four years and those are actually coming to realize about the sport and hobby,” he said.
“Unlike different winter sports activities which require certain specs and schooling, Snowshoe can be achieved via all people as a medium of ordinary activity throughout winters. It can be used in trekking, snow walking as well as daily walks during winters. Apart from sports, our tourism associated players can increase it into a brand new tourism attraction for the vacationers,” he said.
Mushtaq Bashir at the event knowledgeable Chairman J&K Bank approximately the formation of latest soccer, Downtown Heroes in Srinagar.
Later each SSFI representatives provided a souvenir to Chairman J&K Bank on behalf of the SSFI.
The City of Lakes hosted the International Kayaking and Canoeing Open Championship, that noticed eighty-seven players from 14 countries, like Hong Kong, Malaysia, Sweden, Portugal, and Tunisia, struggle it out for the pinnacle spot at Upper Lake, from March 23-25. While India got here first within the guys’ category, the Portugal crew rowed away with the pinnacle prize in the girls’ class. We caught up with the members submit the video games, who couldn’t stop raving approximately Bhopal’s majestic splendor, as well as its top-notch watersports infrastructure.
‘India among the strongest opponents’
Mafalda, from the Portuguese team, advised us that this became the primary time that there had been competing in an worldwide event. Talking approximately the revel in, he said, “Since the important European countries aren’t inside the strolling here, our most powerful opponent here was India. We had been competing now not just towards different international locations, however also the clock, as our crew is preparing for the Olympics.” The three-day event saw a diverse variety of participants. Just like the Portuguese guys’ group, the Malaysian girls’ crew advised us this turned into their first global event as well, even as the Hong Kong group called it a ‘mastering experience’. “Ours is a younger crew which is gaining knowledge of each day from absolutely everyone,” defined Ming Yu from the group. “We are trying to advantage extra revel in. We are concentrated on the Asian championships subsequent, and so it became interesting to compete against the Asian nation’s present right here. We got to learn about their strengths and weaknesses.”
‘Great to see the extraordinary nation of Bhopal’s water sports activities infrastructure’
The Tunisian team told us that they had been bowled over by means of Bhopal’s hospitality, as well as the water sports activities infrastructure right here. Sassi Khaoula from the group stated, “It feels outstanding to be right here. Back domestic, we hadn’t heard much approximately Bhopal. However, after coming right here, we’re surprised to look at how properly-maintained the town is.”
Ming Yu delivered, “We did now not get an awful lot time to see the city, but from what we can see from right here, the town is astonishing and mystic. What we preferred the most is the expert and honest attitude of the human beings here.”