LAHORE (September 9, 2020): Sports Board Punjab (SBP) organized badminton and table tennis exhibition matches in connection with Defence Day of Pakistan at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall on Wednesday. Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh and his wife Zakia Adnan Aulakh were the guests of honour on this occasion.
Over 100 national and international male and female players participated in the exhibition badminton and table tennis matches. They were also introduced to Zakia Adnan Aulakh before the exhibition matches. Later, DG Sports Punjab and his wife Zakia Adnan Aulakh distributed shields, certificates and prizes among the prominent performers of the competitions.
Organisers also presented souvenirs to Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh and his wife Zakia Adnan Aulakh. The guests of honour also had group photographs with the participating players.
Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Chand Perveen, Administrator Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall Mustafa Shah, Prof Shahid Mirza, Sakhi Sarwar Butt and a large number of young badminton and table tennis players were also present on the occasion.
International badminton stars including Abdul Mannan, Muneeb, Ahmed Tallat, Mohsin Abdullah, Ali Haider, Sanwal Shafeeq, Hussain Shahzad, Mohammad Ahmed, Mohammad Arham, Nasar, Zainab Ch, Amna Jawad, Anam Sajid and Saman Shafiq participated in the exhibition matches played under the supervision of SBP badminton coach Zarina Waqar and Pakistan Army coach Sajid Hussain.
Veteran table tennis coach Sabah Waris conducted the exhibition table tennis matches in which top stars such as Asim Qureshi, Kashif Razzaq, Jahangir Khan, Faheem Raza, Awais Hasan, Sana Muzaffar, Aysha Faheem, Zainab Iftikhar, Hina Mushtaq and Shiza Mushtaq exhibited their skills.