Lahore : Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Electoral General Council meeting has elected Ch Shujaat Hussain as a chairman , Ch Shafay Hussain as a president and Ch Sarwar as a general secretary.
The general council meeting was held under chairmanship of former Prime Minister Ch Shujaat Hussain which was fully participated by Federation’s office-bearers and members .
The house reposed full confidence upon the leadership of Ch Shujaat Hussain and elected him as Chairman whereas in appreciation of Ch Shujaat Hussain’s grand services for promotion and patronage of kabaddi on insistence of the members his elder son Shafay Hussain was elected as the President of Pakistan Kabaddi Federation and all unanimously decided to retain Ch Sarwar as Secretary General unopposed.
General Council meeting was participated by Pakistan Army, Navy, Air Force, Railways, Police, SNGPL, WAPDA, HEC, Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwah, Sindh, Balochistan and Azad Kashmir Kabaddi Federations office-bearers and also by Secretary General Pakistan Olympics Muhammad Khalid Mehmood.
Muhammad Khalid Mahmood said on the occasion that it is a matter of great honour for us that Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Ch Shujaat Hussain has accepted the office of the Chairman Kabaddi Federation.
Expressing gratitude to all members of the Council for this honour, Ch Shujaat Hussain said that all members of the Council, affiliated bodies of the Federation and their office-bearers are striving for the promotion of this sports not only in Pakistan but also internationally.
He further said that promotion of sports is guarantee of peaceful Pakistan. He said Kabaddi is a popular sports not only in the cities but in every village of Pakistan as such we should attract the young generation towards healthy sports to maximum extent.
The Federation appreciated the decisions for organizing National Kabaddi Tournament for preparation for competing in the Asian Games and holding of Chief of Naval Staff Kabaddi Tournament annually and said that these events will further promote and popularize kabaddi throughout the country.