Lahore : Meeting of Pakistan Kabaddi Federation was held under chairmanship of its President Ch Shujaat Hussain, former Prime Minister at his residence here today (Tuesday).
The meeting decided to invite Iran and Yemen kabaddi teams to visit Pakistan, to participate in the Asian Championship in Iran and to visit Sri Lanka at the invitation of its Kabaddi Federation whereas participation in Jakarta Kabaddi Tournament in 2018 was also approved.
General Council meeting was attended by office-bearers of Railway, WAPDA, Police, Islamabad and Balochistan Kabaddi Federations including Federation General Secretary Ch Sarwar Amir Nawaz, Nasir Mahmood, Badshah Gul, Khawaja Hassan Raza, Sultan Syed Ali Shah, Rasheed Butt, Tahir Waheed, Mujahid Parvaiz, Ramzan Ghumman, Major Faisal Hussain, Akhtar Abbas Khawaja, Adnan Sarwar, Faiza Kanwal and Beenish Amin among others.
Ch Shujaat Hussain said that the Federation will promote women kabaddi in collaboration with other countries, Federation is active since its inception in 1968 to promote reformative activities in the society and will continue its this mission.
He said that the National Games are being held in November for which full preparations be made and a best team should also be prepared for Chief of Air Staff Kabaddi Cup also.
The General Council meeting amended its constitution and approved creation of a new office of the Chairman of the Kabaddi Federation for which proper election will be held.
The meeting offered “fateha” for Ch Zahoor Elahi Shaheed and “Baba-e-Sports” Ali Jan and also decided to hold Ch Zahoor Elahi Shaheed National Kabaddi Tournament in Gujrat every year.