Commonwealth will go ahead as scheduled: Gill

CNN-IBN | Aug 24, 2009 at 10:24pm


New Delhi: Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, MS Gill on Monday visited stadiums in the National Capital to check on the construction progress for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Despite recent media reports that work was behind schedule, the minister seemed satisfied. Gill went to the National Stadium which will be host to the hockey game as well as the Talkatora Stadium where the pool events will be held, and also the Aquatics Complex. After a review of the construction underway and the work completed, Gill said he was confident that the Commonwealth games will go ahead as scheduled.