NNIPA seeks rewards

LALITPUR: Nepal National and International Players Association on Sunday asked the National Sports Council to reward the medallists of the seven National Games.

NNIPA President Deepak Shrestha handed over the four-point memorandum to NSC Member Secretary. The NSC had announced a reward of Rs 15,000 and Rs 7,000 to the individual and team event gold medal winners apart from Rs 25,000 to the athletes for breaking national records during the regional meet held in Eastern Region in December last year.

Apart from the rewards, the NNIPA also asked the NSC to begin the preparation of eighth National Games and 13th South Asian Games and make public the yearly programmes for sports and athletes at the earliest.

NSC Member Secretary Bista assured the NNIPA team of distributing the rewards within a week and also work on other demands.