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Assam: John Abraham calls on CM Sarma, discusses way to improve sports infrastructure

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Guwahati: Bollywood actor and sports enthusiast John Abraham met Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma along with State Sports Minister Bimal Borah at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati on Thursday (May 5).

They discussed ways to improve sports infrastructure in Assam, including building a football academy.

The Chief Minister also assured him of necessary government support for his Indian Super League (ISL) team Northeast United FC.

In a tweet, the Chief Minister’s office said that the duo had a fruitful conversation and also decided to build a football academy in the state.

“CM Dr @himantabiswa met Bollywood star & sports enthusiast Shri @TheJohnAbraham, who made a courtesy call on him. They discussed ways to improve sports infrastructure in Assam, including building a football academy,” the CMO said in a tweet.

Accordingly, CM Sarma assured necessary support from the state government for his North East United FC that competes in Indian Super League.

Earlier today, Abraham also met with state sports minister Bimal Bora at his office in Guwahati.

Taking to Twitter, Bora wrote, ““Eminent Bollywood actor & sports enthusiast @TheJohnAbraham’s passion for fitness and sports is well known. We had a fruitful discussion with him regarding Assam’s sports scenario and development of football in the state.”

“The CM assured him necessary Govt support for his @northeastunitedfc that competes in @indiansuperleague. Hon Sports Minister Shri @BimalBorah119 was also present at the meeting,” it added.

 

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