Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Every effort will be made to ensure a successful Games: President

President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil has reinterred India’s commitment to successful conduct of the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi.

Addressing Parliament on the inaugural day of the budget session President said, “The country is hosting the prestigious 19th Commonwealth Games in October, 2010. Preparations for the event are at an advanced stage. Every effort will be made to ensure a befitting and successful conduct of the Games”.

The President said that facilities, like modernisation of Indira Gandhi International Airport, required for the Games, will be ready in time. “The expansion and modernisation of airports, especially the four metro airports, are progressing well. The Delhi airport project would be fully operational by July, 2010, well in time for the Commonwealth Games.”

The Games is making positive changes across Delhi and the country’s TV broadcasting will also undergo revolutionary changes. “The Commonwealth Games 2010 will be covered in High Definition format by Doordarshan for the first time,” President said.

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