IMPHAL, May 23: Union Minister Independent Charge for Youth Affairs Sarbananda Sonowal met Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh regarding the status of the National Sport University to be set up in Manipur today.
The meeting was convened around 11am following the Union Minister`™s inspection of the SAI complex Takyelpat.
Informing media persons about the meeting while waiting to board his flight for Delhi at the Imphal airport, he said the discussion which was on the issue of site selection for the university went well.
Senior officials from the Centre will soon be visiting the State to conduct a spot visit of the site approved for the construction of the university by the State government, Sonowal said.
The State has approved a site, and the officials from the Centre will be inspecting the site for the whole process of setting up the university to move forward, he continued.
While stating that he wishes to see the university set up soon, Sonowal added that until the officials take a look of the site, he can`™t say much on the issue at the moment.