New Delhi, 11 Jun (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) met Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Kiren Rijiju, in New Delhi today and congratulated him upon assuming the charge of Sports Ministry.
While discussing various issues pertaining to Sikkim, the HCM expressed his gratitude to Shri Kiren Rijiju for his continuous support and help that was extended towards granting permission to His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit Sikkim anytime.
The HCM requested the Minister of State (IC) to help Sikkim in building up world-class sports infrastructure including upgradation of Paljor Stadium in State capital Gangtok especially its turf improvement work.
Shri Rijiju thanked the HCM for the good wishes and assured to look into the issues discussed. He also urged the talented Sikkimese youth to avail the opportunities bestowed under “Khelo India Youth Games” programme that is held annually and which offers a big platform for talent identification.