IMPHAL | Dec 6
The 22nd State Level Youth Festival, 2017, ended today with a valedictory function held at the auditorium, Khuman Lampak, sports complex.
Youth affairs and sports minister, Letpao Haokip attended the valedictory function as the chief guest while state director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Imphal, Sahib Singh and retired IAS officer, RK Nimai attended as president and guest of honour respectively.
In his address, minister, Letpao Haokip mentioned that Manipur is like a mini-India where a number of ethnic communities reside. The youth of today have an immense role to promote the unity and integrity of the state, as well as the nation, he said.
He further encouraged the participants to be prepared and determined to become good leaders as the future of the state and the nation would be in their hands, one day.
On this occasion, RK Nimai stressed the need to revise the state youth policy so that the talents in the state are nurtured to their full potential. In this effort, he volunteered to offer his service so that the youth and sportspersons of Manipur are guided in the right direction. In the said closing ceremony, prizes were distributed for the competitions that were held during the entire festival.