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Shammi Rana appointed as the new Secretary-General for the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games

Punjab News Express | October 19, 2019 05:06 PM

AMRITSAR: India born Shammi Rana appointed as the new Secretary-General for the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games (ICTSG). Together, Khan and Rana will assist the Council with being an official umbrella organization for all (Traditional Sports and Indigenous Games) as well as organizers of traditional-sports games and sport-related international associations.

The ICTSG, according to Mr.Shammi Rana, to help all concerned and interested governmental and non-governmental national, regional and international organizations in the harmonization and coordination of efforts and capacity in view of providing guidance, counseling; and to sustain 17 initiatives and programs that pertain to traditional sports and games for policy-makers, stakeholders and concerned parties. Mr. Shammi Rana further added that Traditional sports and games (TSG) must be presented at local, national and regional international festivals/events with high publicity to strengthen the awareness of their values, significance, and importance.TSG should be incorporated, introduced and promoted in the work of schools, communities, institutions, and organizations both governmental and non-governmental.   

Rana brings with him a tremendous amount of experience, who has more than 20 years of promoting experience at the top levels of sports has worked with state dignitaries around the world to promote political, social and diplomatic relations at the highest levels of government.

The traditional sports and games (TSG) contribute to a life of mutual understanding and peaceful behavior among different cultural and social groups, communities and nations. They are means of their identity. Therefore, the significance of traditional sports and games must be strengthened and the opportunity for practicing them must be held open for all human beings especially for young people, physically challenged and disadvantaged groups in society.

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