The 9th national games held in different eight districts of Gandaki Province is concluding today.
According to National Sports Council, the host, the 9th National Games will be concluded amidst a special ceremony at Pokhara stadium after 2.30 pm today. Distinguished guests, including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Minister for Youth and Sports Maheswor Jung Gahatraj and Gandaki province chief minister Krishna Chandra Nepali would attend the closing ceremony, it is informed.
Earlier on October 14, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun had inaugurated the National Games. According to secretary of the National Games Publicity Sub-Committee, Khusraj Dahal, the closing ceremony would feature several cultural programmes, artists’ performances, processions, songs and dances.
The Nepal Army (NA) has so far topped the list with 314 medals in the national games. With this, the NA is almost sure to become the champions in the national tournaments.