Islamabad: 07 May, 2017: A ceremony was arranged today at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad to send off the 213-members Pakistani Sports Contingent for the forthcoming Islamic Solidarity Games. Mr. Tipu Mohabat Khan, Additional Secretary Ministry of IPC and Mr. Khial Zad Gul, Director General Pakistan Sports Board address at the occasion and both the Officials expressed their best wishes for the contingent and asked the players to give their 100% to achieve the best results.
213-Members Pakistani Sports Contingent will participate in 15 Sports Disciplines in the 4thIslamic Solidarity Games to be held from 12- 22 May, 2017 at Baku, Azerbaijan. The disciplines are Athletics, Basketball (3x3), Boxing, Handball, Karate, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Freestyle & Greco Roman), Wushu and Zurkhaneh. The Government would sponsor 13 sports disciplines, whereas Basketball and Zurkhaneh would be sponsored by POA and their respective International bodies.
Three PSB Officers including Mr. Muhammad Shahid Deputy Director General (Tech), Dr. Abdul Qudus Jamali, Medical Officer and Mr. Muhammad Manan Haider, Physiotherapist will also proceed with the contingent and Syed Muhammad Abid Qadri will be the Chef-de-Mission for the event.
Pakistan Sports Board