Lahore : Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Amir Jan said Sports Board Punjab (SBP) will continue to provide a suitable platform to talented youngsters of the province; he was talking on the prize distribution ceremony of 4th South Asian Wushu Championship at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall on Sunday evening.
DC Lahore Sumair Ahmed Syed, Deputy Director Hafeez Bhatti, DSO Nadeem Qaiser, Administrator Gymnasium Hall Mustafa Shah and Pakistan Wushu Federation (PWF) officials were also present on this occasion.
DC Lahore Sumair Ahmed Syed also presented a shield to Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Amir Jan, who also witnessed the march past on this occasion.
Afghanistan, Iran, Sri Lanka, Pakistan Greens, and Pakistan Whites were the participating teams of the event.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Amir Jan witnessed the exciting competitions of 5-team championship for some time and appreciated the skills of male and female wushu players. Later, Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Amir Jan distributed prizes among the prominent performers of the event.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan said Sports Board Punjab has always encouraged the talented players and will continue this practice in future.
He said wushu is a fast emerging game in Pakistan and young boys and girls are taking keen interest in this game. “The way Pakistan wushu players are doing hard work, one can predict a bright future of this game in Pakistan,” he added.
Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan further said a top class sports infrastructure has been established in the province and now it’s up to our youth to utilize the valuable sports facilities to the maximum and win laurels both at national and international level.