Guwahati/ 3rd July’2017 (Prag News Desk): Sarbananda Sonowal attended the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Steering Committee meeting of at Janata Bhawan on Monday.
Guwahati, will host 9 matches including a semifinal FIFA U-17 World Cup.
CM Sonowal reviewed the progress of all works for the World Cup & stressed on modernisation of infrastructure, safety & security during the event.
With just months remaining for the start of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is being hosted by India, the inspection committee set up by the international governing body has expressed their pleasure with the arrangements made at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium in Guwahati, which is one of the venues for the showpiece tournament-CM stated.
CM Sarbananda Sonowal also spoke about the Government’s vision of making Guwahati the sports capital of India and here, hoisting the semi-final of FIFA U-17 World Cup will be a milestone.