Press Release

Cash Award Ceremony

Islamabad: 14th June, 2019: The present Government is fully conscious about the state of affairs of sports in Pakistan and taking remedying measures to revive past glory of Pakistan in the field of sports. As one of the breathing step and encourage sportspersons for their endeavour in future. Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination/President, PSB bestow cash incentives to the sportspersons who won medals and brought laurels for country in the following sports events:-

4th Islamic Solidarity Games held at Baku, Azerbaijan from 12-22 May, 2017. Pakistan won 3-Silver and 8-Bronze medals in Athletics, Karate, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling and Wushu.
5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games held at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from 7-27 September, 2017. Pakistan won 3-Gold, 3-Silver and 16-Bronze medals in Athletics, Wrestling, Billiards, Ju-Jitsu, Kick Boxing.
18th Asian Games held at Jakarta, Palembang from 18 August to  2 September, 2018. Pakistan won 4-Bronze medals in Athletics, Kabaddi, Karate and Squash
3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games held at Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6-18 October, 2018. Pakistan won 1-Bronze medal in Wrestling.
Asian Para Games held at Jakarta, Indonesia from 6-13 October, 2018. Pakistan won 2-Gold and 01-Bronze medals in Athletics.

The cash incentive ceremony is scheduled on Thursday 20th June, 2019 at 1400 hours in Rodham Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad. The Federal Minister for IPC has very kindly consented to be the Chief Guest on the occasion. A sum of Rs.32.600 million will be distributed amongst the 83 medal winners both male & female. The sportspersons have been advised to attend the ceremony by wearing national dress/uniform.    

Muhammad Azam Dar
Director (Media)
Pakistan Sports Board