Lanka to host Asian Track and Field Championship

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:27 IST

Sri Lanka will host the Asian Track and Field Championships in August.

Colombo:

Sri Lanka will host the Asian Track and Field Championships in August. "The Cabinet has approved the conduct of the Asian Track and Field championships in Colombo from August 9 to 12 this year," spokesman G L Peiris announced yesterday. He said the meet will prove that there is a favourable environment for tourists to visit Sri Lanka. The decision follows the Norway brokered peace agreement signed between the government and LTTE on February 22. (PTI)

Topics : Athletics
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