CM Mehbooba approves Rs 3 lakh sponsorship for lady mountaineer

Srinagar

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti while appreciating the efforts of Sumiya Kouser, a well-known name in the mountaineering circles has approved special sponsorship of Rs 3 Lakhs in her favour.

The financial help came at the right time as Sumiya is participating in the International Mountaineering Expedition in Russia and Tanzania being organised by International Mountaineering Organization which has played a key role in inculcating sports culture at grass-root levels.

Sumiya Kouser approached the Chief Minister and Sports Council for the sponsorship.

“In the interest of dissemination of sports message across the state, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved the sanction of Rs 3 lakh in favour of Sumiya Kouser,” Secretary Sports Council, Waheed-ur-Rehman Para said in a statement.

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