Mayor of Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan, Mr Man Bahadur Gc said that all the 33 wards of metropolitan will be equipped with sports ground and special program for encouraging players will be held.
Inaugurating the 18th male and 9th female national Handball tournament organised by Kaski District Handball Association and Sponsored by Hongkong Beauty Institute, Mr Gc also said that a master plan will be made to develop sports in the city.
Tej Gurung, Chairman of Nepal Handball Association, expressed his belief that their is a huge prospect of handball game in Nepal and if given encouragement to players, international medals are not far away.
Both male and female team from 5 development region, Armed Police and Nepal Army will participate in the competition. The competition will run till 22nd Poush.