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Commonwealth Youth team assesses Rohtak univ to hold event

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Rohtak, Jun 17 (UNI) A delegation of Commonwealth Youth Sports Development Council today visited Maharshi Dayanand University here to explore the possibility of organising Commonwealth Youth Sports Congress at the university campus in 2008.

Andrew Simmons, Deputy Director, Dept of Youth Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat, London and Hassan Shifau, acting Regional Director, Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Centre, visited varsity sports complex, swimming pool and multi-purpose indoor gymnasium to get a first hand account of the available sports facilities.

The team, including Commonwealth Youth Sports Development Council (India) Vikram Kaul, General Secretary Harish Mehta and D S Sindhu, Ex-Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Sports Development Council also visited the construction site of university auditorium to assess the further development of sports infrastructure taking place in the varsity.

They later held a meeting with university and district administration officials to discuss issues regarding organising of the Commonwealth Youth Sports Congress here.

The delegation is expected to call upon the Chief Minister Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda in this regard tomorrow.

Vice- Chancellor of Maharshi Dayanand University Prof R S Dhankar, Director (Sports)- MDU Prof K S Sangwan, Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak R S Doon, Dy Director (Sports), Haryana Government M S Hooda, District Sports Officer Shiv Kumar were among the officials who accompanied the team during the visit.

UNI JN PM HT1602

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