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Balochistan students selected under Army sports scheme QUETTA, October 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Several students hailing from across Balochistan have been selected for Army Young Boys Sports Schemes on Thursday. Officer Commanding Sports Wing, Army Public School of Physical Training Kakul Abbottabad Lieutenant Colonel Chohdri Mohsin Ali recommended the students during a test conducted at Quetta Cantt. It merits mentioning here that on the special directive of Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kyani, after the successful completion of two phases, the third phase of sports scheme has been started and selection of the students is being carried out across the country. Students between 12-14 years of age who have passed the 6th, 7th and 8th classes respectively were eligible to apply under the scheme. The selected students would be given training for different sports for 5 to 6 years in Abbottabad besides imparting education till the matriculation. Under the sports scheme Rs 3000 in term of scholarship would be paid to the under trainees, free medical facilities, travel concession, opportunities for playing abroad are the other facilities being offered. In case of winning trophies and distinction in sports on international level, the sports man would be honoured with cash prizes and allotment of land.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 14, 2010
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