NA Standing Committee lauds Pak athletes' performance in SAG.


ISLAMABAD -- The meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) was held under the chair of Member National Assembly (MNA) Agha Hassan Baloch here at Pakistan Sports Complex on Tuesday.

Out of total 22 members, Gul Daud Khan, Mehboob Shah, Ch Zulfiqar Ali, Gul Zafar Khan Baghi, Munawara Bibi, Naseeba Channa, Shaheen Naz Saif Ullah and Muhammad Anwar attended the meeting, while IPC Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) DDG Muhammad Shahid, Director Media Muhammad Azam Dar and some other officials were also present there.

Agha Hassan said that the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and POA are under their radar and they will discuss about these three organisations in detail in the next meeting. The committee members reviewed the performance of Pakistani contingent in the recently-concluded 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Nepal, in which the national athletes had managed to win 32 golds, 41 silvers and 60 bronze medals. The members lauded the contingent's performance and said that the country is blessed with immense amount of talent. Agha Hassan directed the IPC/PSB to provide best facilities to the national athletes so that they could perform well in other mega events, including Olympics. The committee also praised the organisers for...

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