Lahore: Pakistan Olympic Association and General Secretary Tug of War Federation are damaging the sports through conspiracy in Pakistan said by Zafar Abbass Lak IG Motorway Police & President while in a Press Confrence at Press Club, Lahore.
Zafar Abbass Lak said President Pakistan Olympic Association Arif Hassan, President Volley Ball Association Ch. Muhammad Yaqub, President Base Ball Association Shaukat Javed and General Secretary Tug of War Federation Rana Muhammad Jamil are holding their offices against the decision of Apex Supreme Court of Pakistan, as SC has already ordered that no office bearer can hold his office for more than two times, whereas they are holding three times their offices. The Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced a decision in a case vide appeals Nos. 368 to 370 of 2011 in which Pakistan Sports Board was Appellant decided that no office bearer of sports federation/association can hold his office beyond two terms. The President Tug of War Federation voiced in favour of this decision and asked those who are holding their offices for more than two terms but instead to follow the decision of the SC, they starting politics and conspiracies which is affecting the sports activities and players in Pakistan.
He further said the performance of Pakistani players in last Olympic games remain unsatisfactory due to the poor performance of Olympic association. All above office bearers are considering their office as personal assets and are paying no attention towards promotion of sports and promotion of international players.
Zafar Abbass Lak further said he was elected as President in December, 2009 for 4 years i.e. upto December, 2013 but the General Secretary Tug of War Federation Rana Muhammad Jamil with the connivance of President Pakistan Olympic Association issued a letter dated 27-9-2012 regarding holding of new elections office bearers except General Secretary.He said The Civil Judge 1st Class Islamabd Mr. Rasool Bakhsh Mirjat issued temporary injunctions against these illegal elections and in favour of President Tug of War Federation Mr. Zafar Abbas Lak on 04.10.2012.