9th National Games to conclude today amidst special ceremony

The 9th national game held in different eight districts of the Gandaki Province is concluding on Thursday.

According to the National Sports Council, the host, the 9th National Games will be concluded amidst a special ceremony at the Pokhara stadium after 2.30 pm on Thursday.

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 the secretary of the National Games Publicity Sub-Committee, Khusraj Dahal, the closing ceremony would feature several cultural programs, 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. So far, the NA has secured 150 gold, 94 silver, and 80 bronze medals.

Likewise, Nepal Police has maintained the second position with 158 medals including 52 gold, 47 silver, and 59 bronze.

Armed Police Force has so far secured the third position with 176 medals, including 42 gold, 57 silver, and 77 bronze. The host, Gandaki province, has so far won 29 gold, 28 silver, and 49 bronze.

With this, the host has maintained the top position among the provinces.


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