Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday urged the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to lift the suspension imposed on India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL), saying it has taken “various corrective measures” prescribed by the global body.

Addressing a webinar on “anti-doping, nutritional and therapeutic requirement in sports,” Rijiju requested WADA chief Witold Banka, who was present in the virtual conference, to allow NDTL, which is suspended till January, to resume dope analysis as soon as possible.

“NDTL has taken various corrective measures prescribed by the WADA and we hope to resume dope analysis under the WADA guidelines,” Rijiju said.


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