Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday visited Kalinga Stadium sports complex in Bhubaneswar and inspected the progress of the infrastructure works for the upcoming Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018.
“Reviewed the progress of work at Kalinga Stadium & happy to see the pace of the beautification and modernization work. I am assured that it will be completed well in time, ensuring a world-class hockey experience during Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. #HWC2018,” the CM tweeted.
The 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be the 14th edition of the Hockey World Cup field hockey tournament. It is scheduled to be held from 28 November to 16 December 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
As many as 16 countries, including hosts India, will participate in the 14th edition of the Hockey World Cup.
Patnaik was accompanied by Sports and Youth Affairs Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev and other senior officials of the department.