Meghalaya CM inaugurates Wahiajer Multi Sports Complex

Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, on Tuesday inaugurated the Wahiajer Multi Sports Complex in the presence of Deputy Chief Ministers, Prestone Tynsong and Sniawbhalang Dhar and Minister, Sports, Shakliar Warjri.


Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma urged the communities, people and the leaders to lend their support to the success of the next Meghalaya Games that is slated to be held in Jaintia Hills the next year.


The Chief Minister also informed that the government intends to intensify activities for the youth in Arts, Sports, Entrepreneurship or music.


“We will also have competitions In Science, Maths and Innovations to promote and encourage our youth to inculcate scientific temper and be innovative,” he said.


He also informed of an Inter Constituency Football Tournament that will be soon announced officially.


“All 60 constituencies will be competing and the players will be drawn from the respective constituencies. This will allow different regions to compete, learn formic other and more importantly bring harmony, peace and unity among the people of the State,” Sangma said.


The CM further said that the inaugural of Pa Togan Nengminja Athletics Stadium in Tura in the previous week and the recently concluded Meghalaya Games are testimonies to prove that the government is committed to the youth of the state.


“Investments in Sports and creation of sports infrastructures have increased in the last few years than the last 45 years,” he said. He further highlighted the sustained efforts of the government to continue the building of such infrastructures across the state in the next five years.


The Inaugural Function was followed by the Final Match of the 3rd Sniawbhalang Football Tournament.

The Wahiajer Football Field and Synthetic Athletic Track Stadium has a capacity for 4300 spectators with spacious parking facilities.

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