Zhaleo Rio inaugurates WSSA meet
Dimapur, Feb. 22 (EMN): The Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA) on Monday commenced its annual sporting meet at Kuhoxu Village under Niuland subdivision.
Zhaleo Rio, Advisor for Sericulture, Excise and Minority Affairs, was the special guest for the event.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, Zhaleo Rio acknowledged the ‘efforts of the host village as well as leaders towards execution of all arrangements for the grand occasion’, a statement on Monday informed.
Zhaleo opined that ‘we should be able to accommodate and consider the interest of other fellow beings in order to develop the spirit of oneness and create unity, be it among tribes or the Nagas in general. It is only through unity that peace can prevail in a community and society.’
Rio also called upon the youngsters to be “disciplined which is a prerequisite in sports and at the same time, opt for proper guidance and training through all available means”. He also informed that there are job opportunities through reservation for outstanding sportspersons provided they specialise and excel in their disciplines. While advising that hardwork and commitment are vital, he reminded everyone to remember the adage, “Success is 99% perspiration and 1% luck”. He urged parents and leaders to motivate and support ‘promising children so that they achieve glory to represent Nagas even at the national and international leve.