The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated 700 million rupees for the promotion of female sports in provincial budget for the fiscal year 2018-19.

A spokesperson of Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said on Monday that the allocated amount will be spent on establishment of modern gymnasiums to facilitate female players across the province.

The Directorate of Sports will also hire professional female coaches for providing advanced training to the players in the gymnasiums, the spokesman added.