LAHORE (Aug 25, 2021): Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Fahmida Mirza presided over an important meeting regarding sports promotion in Islamabad on Wednesday.
Officer of Sports Departments from all provinces including Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh participated in the meeting.
Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Fahmida Mirza has accepted Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh’s proposal for holding U-17 Inter-Provincial level events of one game every month. She directed all the provinces to organize sports championship of one game every month.
In this regard, Peshawar will host Athletics Championship as first event from September 24, 2021 while Punjab will hold hockey event in November.
Addressing the meeting, Federal Minister for IPC Fahmida Mirza lauded the performance of Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh for the growth of sports culture in the province. “Sports Board Punjab has organized most number of sports events than other provinces which is quite encouraging for the promotion of sports,” she added.
On the directions of Federal Minister for IPC Fahmida Mirza, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will hold U-17 Inter-Provincial Athletics Championship in September, Gilgit Baltistan will host U-17 Inter-Provincial Football Championship in October, U-17 Badminton Championship in Balochistan in November, U-17 Hockey Championship in Punjab in November and U-17 Table Tennis Championship in Sindh in December 2021.
Addressing the meeting, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh said Sports Board Punjab organized several sports events on Independence Day. “We are also holding First Chief minister Punjab 5-a-side National women Hockey Championship from Sept 7 to 12. Apart from this SBP is also going to host Punjab’s Fastest Man and Woman contest in the middle of September”.
Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti and Deputy Director Rauf Bajwa also attended the meeting.