टेनिस स्टार सानिया मिर्जा की अखिलेश यादव से मुलाकात
टेनिस स्टार सानिया मिर्जा उत्तर प्रदेश में टेनिस अकादमी खोलना चाहती हैं। इस सम्बन्ध में उन्होंने आज मुख्यमंत्री अखिलेश यादव से यहां मुलाकात की। इस मुलाकात के दौरान मुख्यमंत्री की पत्नी डिम्पल भी उनके साथ रहीं।
Promotion of lawn tennis in the state discussed
Talks on establishing a Tennis Academy in the state also held
Ace tennis player Ms. Sania Mirza today called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav at his official residence. During the meeting, promotional avenues for lawn tennis in the state came up for discussion.
The Chief Minister told Ms. Mirza that the state government had initiated many steps to encourage sportspersons and promote sports. He informed the visiting dignitary that an international cricket stadium was being built in the state and work was also underway to develop a similar international stadium for football.
Pointing out that the state had a lot of talent and scope for lawn tennis for which the state government was actively considering making available infrastructure and necessary training facilities. The Chief Minister requested the tennis ace to provide her guidance and coach budding tennis players in the state, for which Ms. Mirza agreed and said she will extend all possible cooperation to this endeavour of the state government.
Deliberations were also held on the possibility of setting up of a Tennis Academy in Noida or Lucknow so that tennis is further popularized. Also present during the meeting were MP Mrs. Dimple Yadav and Principal Secretary (Information) & President of the Uttar Pradesh Tennis Association Mr. Navneet Sahgal.