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Women’s sports to be promoted in Helmand

Women’s sports to be promoted in Helmand

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Apr 04, 2012 - 15:19

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): The Afghanistaninfo-icon National Olympic Committee director, during a visit to Helmand, promised effective steps for promoting womeninfo-icon’s sportsinfo-icon in the southern province, the governor’s office said on Wednesday.

Gen. Mohammad Aghber, heading a delegation, arrived in Lashkargah, the provincial capital, on a two-day trip on Monday. Accompanied by lawmakers from Helmand, Aghber visited several clubs, schools, as well as development projects.

 “The purpose of my visit is to study sports landscape in this province,” he said, adding Helmand’s youth had not only achievements in sports, but had excelled in diverse fields of life.

Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal, government officials and sportsmen warmly welcomed the delegation upon its arrival in Lashkargah.

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