TEHRAN – Union of the Islamic Associations of the Pupils officially announced the start of special sport programs for students under the banner of “A Few Steps to the Sky2”.
Secretary General of the union Hamed Alamati said that the sport programs of the union will be held in the last week of the month of Mordad (Mid-August) and it is one of the most important sport programs of the union.
He added that sport is one of best means of training the youths which has been recommended by the Holy Prophet’s Household and the Supreme Leader has also emphasized it.
Alamati added that regarding the importance of sport in the training, the union has started a nationwide sport program which kicked off yesterday and it will last a week.
The week is called “Week of Sport Programs in the Union of the Islamic Associations” which is planned for the members of the union and other students.
Alamati reiterated that the cultural-sport program of “A Few Steps to the Sky 2” is aimed at strengthening the spirit, mentality and bodies of the students and it will be held in Ardabil which will kick off today and it will end on Wednesday.
Volleyball, swimming, traditional games, walking and cycling are of the major sport programs during the sports week of the union.