Press Release

Islamabad: 11 January, 2017: A meeting was held on 10th January, 2017 between Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and Mr. Khalid Mehmood, Secretary General, POA in his office to discuss the proposal forwarded by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) regarding preparation and participation of Pakistani Contingent in the upcoming 4thIslamic Solidarity Games to be held at Baku (Azerbaijan) from 12-22 May 2017.

The discussion points during the meeting proposed around 200-member strength of the Pakistani Contingent to take part in the Baku Games. As per POA proposal, Pakistani players will participate in 14 disciplines i.e Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Handball, Karate, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Freestyle), Wrestling (Greco Roman) and Wushu.

Director (Media)
Pakistan Sports Board