The opening of the 16 National School Athletics Meet was held today on 4th July 2019 in Thimphu. Dasho Thrompon graced the opening which has 400 student participants from across all Dzongkhags and Thromdes. The participants will compete in their respective events over 5 days from 4 – 8 July. Besides the competition, students will also be given an opportunity to visit historical and cultural places. Educational programs will be held in the evenings at their respective camps. The meet provides an opportunity for students to visit the capital city and meaningfully engage themselves during the summer break. The meet is organised by the Department of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education.