RAWALPINDI – Director General Sports Board Punjab (SBP) Usman Anwar said that they had established Sports Endorsement Fund (SEF) from whopping Rs 1000 million in the initial stage. Talking to The Nation, Usman said: “The sum will be enhanced every year in the budget. We have established 4,600 rounds in Punjab, 18,000 sports facilities, which will be enhanced to 25,000 next year. We will hire professional coaches to help turn our players into the best in the business. “I have taken notice of Shahbaz Sharif Sports Complex situation. We have invited tenders and soon it will be properly maintained. Laying down of astroturf on Shahnaz Shaikh Hockey Stadium will be completed soon. We will also construct four cricket grounds for Rawalpindi youth and also provide other sporting facilities to them.”–Staff Reporter