Press Release

Member Indian Parliament and Deputy High Commissioner of India met with
Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordi
nation/President, PSB

Islamabad: Janaury, 2016: Member Indian Parliament,  Mr. Bhubaneswar Kalita alongwith Mr. J. P. Singh, Deputy High Commissioner of India met with Mian Riaz Husain Pirzada, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination in his office at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad.

The honourable guest invited the Minister to send Pakistani Sports contingent to participate in the forthcoming 12th South Asian Games scheduled to be held at Guawati & Shillong, India from 05-16 February, 2016.

During the meeting, the Federal Minister assured the participation of Pakistani contingent in the forthcoming South Asian Games in 21 events consists of around 440 players, coaches & officials but showed great concern over the security issues. Mr.  Kalita ensured that fool proof security will be provided to the Pakistani contingent. Furthermore, this participation will improve the bond between two neighbour countries which is at lowest because of the recent Pathankot incident.

Mr. Muhammad Ali Gardezi, Secretary Ministry of IPC, Mr. Amir Tariq Zaman, Additional Secretary, Mr. Khalid Mahmud Mirza, Joint Secretary and Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Director General, Pakistan Sports Board were also present at the occasion.

( Shazia Ejaz)
Director Media, PSB