October 25, Kathmandu.
The 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China next year. The participating countries have already started preparations for the Asian Games. But it has not happened in Nepal yet. Various associations have urged the newly appointed Minister for Youth and Sports Maheshwar Jung Gahatraj at a reception organized by the Nepal Olympic Committee today.
Newly appointed Youth and Sports Minister Maheshwar Jung Gahatraj was welcomed by the Nepal Olympic Committee at its office in Satadobato on Thursday. Officials of various federations and officials of the Olympic Committee also participated in the program. Participants are urged to create a conducive environment for the upcoming Asian Games. The sports sector, which was hit by the Corona epidemic, is still moving forward naturally. Due to which various game schedules were also affected. The World Aquarius Fair Olympics was also affected by Carona and lasted for one year. The preparation of the players was also confused. Now the Asian Games are on the approaching calendar. Players from other countries are preparing for the game in Hanzhou. Saying that the standard of Nepali players has deteriorated due to covid, Deepak Bista said that preparations should be started immediately as they have to work hard.
Addressing the demands of the officials of various federations, Youth and Sports Minister Maheshwar Jung Gahatraj urged the officials of all the federations to start preparations for the Asian Games. Minister Gahat Raj said that there was enough time for 10-8 months to prepare and urged the officials of various unions to start the exercise immediately.
Chairman of the Nepal Olympic Committee, Jeevan Ram Shrestha, who organized the reception, said that he was hopeful that good results would be achieved if Nepali athletes get proper training environment. Chairman of the Nepal Olympic Committee, Jeevan Ram Shrestha, said that Nepali sports would be developed if the budget allocation was in favor of the athletes while coordinating the new act and environment.
While other countries have started practicing to participate in the Asian Games, the justification of participation is being discussed in Nepal. As the sports sector, which needs to be dynamic, cannot move forward according to the essence of the game, the result is limited to trusting God. As expected, the body responsible for the investment will have to pay attention in time.