KHANEWAL - Extracurricular activities including sports are must for learning, said PMLN-N leader and former MPA Haji Irfan Ahmad Khan Daha while addressing a prize distribution ceremony of Punjab Sports Festival held at Jinnah Library Hall on Saturday.

He said that Punjab Chief Minister takes a keen interest in sports, education and extracurricular activities, that’s why this sports event was launched to engage the youngsters of the province in sports instead of negative activities.

ADC Asif Ali Farrukh, while addressing the participants, said that a healthy nation can be built easily with physically fit citizens. District Sports Officer Nadeem Qaisar said that sports competitions were held in 28 union councils of the district and out of total Rs1.5 million, Rs55,000 were distributed as prize money among the winners of each union council.