Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has said that healthy and peaceful society can be established only by promoting sports and populating the grounds.
Iqbal Memon said this while announcing to organize the 5th Commissioner Karachi Basketball Tournament at District South Arambagh Court from April 2. Other notables present on the occasion were Khalid Jameel Shamsi, Ghulam Abbas Jamal, M Arshad, Zahid Malik, Zaima Khatun, Zafar Iqbal, Fawad Ali Khan, M Akhlaq, M Saleem Khamisani, Makhdoom Riaz Hussain and others.
Iqbal Memon said that Karachi is the safest city in the world for sports and people of Quaid-e-Azam city love peace and sports. “It is good sign that efforts are being made by the organizers to conduct basketball events in Karachi. I am glad that the administrations of schools, colleges and universities in Karachi are taking steps to promote sports and populate the grounds.”
KBBA President Ghulam Muhammad Khan briefed the Commissioner about the promotion and activities of basketball in the city. Besides, basketball training for boys and girls is also being held by Karachi Basketball Association, which is helping in hunting fresh talent.
He directed the Deputy Commissioners of seven districts of Karachi to take steps for promotion of sports especially basketball in all the districts. GM Khan urged the Commissioner to hold boys exhibition match on Quaid-e-Azam Day on December 25 and girls match on the day of Martyrdom of BB Shaheed.