Canadian Sports Minister calls on Jitendra Singh

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 06, 2012 10:51 hrs

Canadian Sports Minister Bal Gosal called on his Indian counterpart Jitendra Singh here today and exchanged ideas on identifying areas of cooperation between the two countries.

Briefing media, Jitendra Singh said: "We exchanged the several ideas for developing cooperation in sports."

He said Canada can help India in the field of sports medicine and establishing infrastructure for winter sports.

Gosal said that bilateral relations of India and Canada are extremely good and Canada is always willing to help India in extending cooperation in setting up Winter sports facilities.

He lauded the India's athletes performance at recently held Summer Olympics at London Where India athletes won six medals.

He also appreciate the ideas of funding of sports activities through creation of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) in Public and Private Sector Participation by the Sports Ministry . (ANI)

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