Preparations for CWG at advanced stage: Govt

Updated: Jun 01, 2010, 20:20 PM IST

New Delhi: Noting that the Commonwealth
Games is an opportunity for the country to showcase its
organisational capacity, Government today said preparations
for the sporting extravaganza are at an advanced stage.

"Preparations for the event are at an advanced stage,"
the UPA government`s `Report to the People 2009-10` released
here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.

It said the Games present an "excellent opportunity"
to herald India`s emergence as a significant sporting nation
and showcase its organisational capacity to host such a major
international event.

The Games will be held in the capital from October 3
to 14.