Press Release


Islamabad: July 07, 2015: The Government has taken a serious notice of the debacle of Pakistan Hockey Team in the Qualifying Round at Belgium. The Minister for IPC and Secretary, Ministry of IPC have expressed their anguish and regret over the set back to the aspirations of the sports loving people of Pakistan.

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has instructed the Ministry of IPC to conduct a probe into the causes of the happenings at Belgium state of affairs of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) and reasons for the down fall of the national sport.

Accordingly, following Committee has been set up to inquire into the matter and put up a report & recommendations to the Government/Ministry of IPC/Pakistan Sports Board for onward submission to the Prime Minister, Patron-in-Chief of Hockey:-


Mr. Muhammad Ejaz Chaudhary,
Secretary, Ministry of IPC

-        Convener


Col. (R) Mudassar Asghar, Ex-Olympian       

-        Member


Mr. Shahbaz Ahmad Senior, Ex-Olympian

-        Member


Khawaja Muhammad Junaid, Ex-Olympian

-        Member


Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera,
Director General (T&T), PSB

-        Member


Representative of POA

-        Member

The Committee will complete and compile the report within 07-days and submit it to the Government.

Muhammad Azam Dar
Director National Sports Federation,
Pakistan Sports Board