Cash Award Ceremony

Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of Pakistan awarded cash prizes amounting to Rs.20,240,000/- to 156 medal winners of 10th South Asian Games in a Cash Award Ceremony held at Holiday Inn, Islamabad on 25th June, 2008. Prizes were also awarded to coaches of the medal winning individuals and teams.

Also present at the glittering Cash Award Ceremony was Mr. Najamuddin Khan, Federal Minister of Sports, Mr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan, Secretary Sports and Mr. Muhammad Anwar Khan, Director General, PSB.

Cash prizes of Rs.2,00,000/-, Rs.1,00,000/- and Rs.50,000/- each were awarded for winning gold, silver and bronze medal respectively in the Individual Games while prize criteria for Team Sports was Rs.50,000/-, Rs.30,000/- and Rs.15,000/- for gold, silver and bronze medals each respectively.