RIL AGM 2020: Sports form bedrock of any society, my dream to bring Olympics to India, says Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani is also a member of the International Olympic Committee.

FP Staff July 15, 2020 21:48:23 IST
RIL AGM 2020: Sports form bedrock of any society, my dream to bring Olympics to India, says Nita Ambani

In her address at the Reliance Industries 43rd Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, Nita Ambani, chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation said she wanted to bring the prestigious Olympics to India one day.

Ambani, also a member of the International Olympic Committee, said, "Sports form the bedrock of any society, especially a young society like ours."

She said, "Children have a special place in my heart. When children learn and play, communities grow and countries prosper."

Ambani said, "Through Education and Sports for All initiative, Reliance Foundation has reached out to over 21.5 million children. Right from grassroots level – we are working tirelessly to develop a holistic sporting ecosystem in the country. An ecosystem that will scout, nurture, train and develop future champions."

She further said, "It is my dream to see our athletes excel at the pinnacle of global sport — the Olympics. It is also my dream to bring the Olympics to India. I believe in our youth, and I have no doubt that if we encourage and empower them, they will make these dreams come true."

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