LAHORE-Federal Minister for IPC Dr Fehmida Mirza on Tuesday distributed cheques amongst Pakistan wushu crew members through the third chapter of cheques distribution ceremony held on the IPC Ministry for the medal winners of 13th South Asian Video games.
Speaking to The Nation, PSB Director Media Muhammad Azam Dar mentioned the wushu crew altogether gained three gold, four silver and four bronze medals within the South Asian Video games 2019 in Nepal. “Maaz Khan, Sajid Hussain and Muhammad Amjad Iqbal won gold medals in the Games and received Rs 1 million each from Dr Fehmida Mirza. Farhan Ali, Shahzab, Maira Karamat and Sundas were handed over Rs 500,000 each for winning silver medals while Fatima, Abdul Khaliq, Saddam Hussan and Muhammad Dawood were given away Rs 250,000 each for winning bronze medals in the Games.” Different notables current on the event had been IPC Secretary Muhmmad Ali Shahzada, Further Secretary Amna Imran and Deputy DG Azam Dar.
Dr Fehmida, who can also be PSB President, prolonged her heartiest felicitations to the medal winners and urged them to proceed their wrestle for successful extra medals within the subsequent version of SA Video games scheduled to be held in Pakistan, however their dates are but to be determined. She additionally directed the PSB to organize a database of the gamers particularly of the medal winners of SA Video games enabling to attach the elite gamers with the Prime Minister by way of a sports activities portal. “This will even facilitate the gamers to add their movies on the portal to work together with dignitaries and assist them know the issues of the gamers.
The IPC Minister additionally suggested the sportspersons to stay energetic on the social media to study the smooth expertise. In view of prevailing state of affairs of Covid-19, she suggested the gamers to benefit from the PSB’s ‘Tele-Health Service’ and likewise preserve themselves match for future endeavors.
The wushu crew thanked the federal authorities and particularly Dr Fehmida Mirza for the prize cash at this important time. One of many taking part gamers from Quetta mentioned: “Besides federal government, the provinces should also play their due role to support the players so that youth, a major portion of the country, may utilize their energies in healthy sports activities and it can also make enabling environment for the youngsters to choose sports as their profession.”