Sports News18 Oct 2019
Federation’s officials meet Governor Punjab SB Report October 18, 2019 LAHORE:-A delegation of Pakistan Baseball Federation (PBF) called on Governor Punjab Choudhary Mohammad Sarwar at Governor House Lahore on Thursday. President PBF Syed Fakhar Ali Shah was leading the delegation. Also, the advisers to health minister of the Punjab Dr. Azeem u deen Lakhwi, Manzar Shah Fareed executive director, Sadia Alwi chair person women wing, Dr Shaheen Gulraiz director youth baseball development, Basit Murtaza coach of Pakistan team, international baseball players of Pakistan and the other officials were present on this eve. President PBF gave a comprehensive briefing to governor of Punjab regarding the game of base ball, activities of federation and upcoming national and international competitions. He also presented the report of international baseball tournament of this year 2019 to governor including 14th West Asian Baseball Championship, which was played in Sri Lanka. Pakistan had won silver medal in Sri Lanka while in the 10th Under-15 Asian Baseball Championship Pakistan got sixth position China. Pakistani lads Syed Mohammad Shah awarded with the Asian best hitter while Zeeshan Ameen won best fielder award. overnor Punjab Mohammad Sarwar congratulated to Fakhar Shah for the excellent performance of Pakistan. On this occasion Fakhar Shah told governor that there was not a solitary baseball stadium in the country. Muhammad Sarwar assured federation’s official he would search a suitable place for the ground.
Sports News15 Oct 2019
Youth is real asset of Pakistan, says Adnan Arshad Aulakh Our Sports Reporter October 15, 2019 LAHORE:-Director General Sports Punjab, Adnan Arshad Aulakh has said that youth was the real asset of Pakistan and youth were capability to steer the country into the right direction; he expressed these views while addressing Youth Conference 2019 at SBP E-Library, Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Divisional Sports Officer Nadeem Qaiser, DSO Tanveer Shah and large number of girls and boys were also present in Youth Conference held under the auspices of Jago NGO. Addressing the Youth Conference, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh lauded the holding of Youth Conference. “Such platforms are need of the hour to give right direction to youth of the country especially in this crucial time”. “We have 64 per cent of youth in our country and such a large number of young people can change the fate of the country if they managed to utilise their abilities and potential properly”. Adnan Arshad Aulakh further said: “Our youth must realize its responsibilities. Through sheer hard work, our youth can surpass every kind of hurdles”. Aulakh said Sports Board Punjab was making effective efforts to provide sufficient sports facilities to youth of the province. “Sports activities are must for healthy youth. We are also going to launch youth policy in near future”. Highlighting Punjab govt’s measures for the bright future of youth, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh said: “Punjab government recently launched Youth Portal. Our youth can utilise various facilities such as skill development, entrepreneurship and job opportunities etc with a single click in Punjab Youth Portal”. He also visited various departments of Punjab E-Library where Head Librarian Asif Bilal briefed him about different features and functions of E-Library.
Sports News14 Oct 2019
Punjab’s 450-member contingent to participate in 33 rd National Games 2019 Our Staff Reporter LAHORE: (Oct 14, 2019): Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti on Monday announced that Punjab’s 450-member contingent would take part in the 33rd National Games scheduled to be staged at Peshawar from Oct 26 to Nov 1, 2019. He was addressing a largely-attended press conference at National Hockey Stadium. Secretary Pakistan Olympic Association Khalid Mehmood, President Punjab Olympic Association Aamir Jan, Secretary Sports Punjab Nadeem Mehboob, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh, Secretary Punjab Olympic Association Idris Haider Kh, Director Admin Javed Chohan, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti and other top officials were also present on this occasion. Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti hoped that the upcoming National Games would prove to be game changer for the future of sports in the country. “We are quite hopeful that Punjab athletes will offer encouraging performances in the National Games”. Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti thanked Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar for granting huge amount for the preparation of Punjab contingent for the National Games. President Punjab Olympic Association Aamir Jan, on this occasion also expressed his gratitude to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar for releasing funds for preparation and participation in National Games. “Punjab players will participate in National Games with full preparation. The players for Punjab teams will be selected purely on merit and there will be no compromise in this regard”. President Punjab Olympic Association Aamir Jan informed that a 450-member Punjab contingent would feature in 33rd National Games under the leadership of Punjab Minister for Sports, Youth Affairs and Tourism Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti. Secretary Pakistan Olympic Association Khalid Mehmood said on this occasion that all the sports associations had been invited to participate in the National Games. Secretary Punjab Olympic Association Idris Haider Kh, on this occasion vowed to provide best facilities to members of Punjab contingent.