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UK bizman meets Capt, to invest in sports, education

Lord Diljit extended support for setting up a centre of excellence for education and sports in his native village Sanghol in Fatehgarh Sahib.

punjab Updated: Jul 14, 2017 20:20 IST
HT Correspondent
UK-based businessman Lord Diljit Rana met Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday.
UK-based businessman Lord Diljit Rana met Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday.(HT Photo)

CHANDIGARH

UK-based Punjab-origin businessman Lord Diljit Rana has shown interest in investing in state, particularly in the fields of education and sports.

Lord Diljit, honorary consul of India, Northern Ireland, called upon chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh here on Friday and extended support for setting up setting up a centre of excellence for education and sports in his native village Sanghol in Fatehgarh Sahib, for the benefit of rural children.

He apprised the CM that they had already set up a football academy of international standards in collaboration with Southall Football Club at Sanghol to groom budding players for national as well as international football championships. International coaches would be drawn from other countries for training of local coaches, and the youth would be provided international exposure through matches with foreign teams, he said.