‘With this decree we want to make sports a priority to turn the country into a sports power, develop formative sports and guarantee the allocation of resources for High Performance’, assured the president.
The objective is to strengthen several areas, including physical and mental health, in addition to collaborate in social and economic development, community integration and comprehensive training of Ecuadorians.
According to the Sports Minister, Sebastián Palacios, the decree will benefit athletes in both the training and high performance sectors.
For its part, the program ‘Fans of my neighborhood’ will be aimed at children and young people, while helping integrate communities.
In this regard, the head of the program stated that it is an opportunity for this sector of the population and at the same time it allows for a healthier society by helping to instill principles and values through the practice of sports.