Press Release




Schedule of Pakistan's Contigent for 11th SAG, Dhaka


Islamabad 25th January, 2010: *The First* part of Pakistan's contingent in 11th South Asian Game, 2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh will leave from Karachi Airport tomorrow (Jan 26) at 9 am.

The teams of Badminton, Hockey, Cycling, Football (Men), Football (women), Volleyball, Weightlifting consist of 123 athletes will be accompanied by a Doctor, Lady Doctor, Physiotherapist and Masseur (04 officials).

The 11th South Asian Games are scheduled to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9, 2010. The total contingent consists of 329 officials and athletes.

*The Second* part of contingent consists of 66 athletes of Basketball, Judo, Kabaddi, Shooting and Squash will leave from Karachi airport at 8 am on Jan 28. Federal Minister for Sports, Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani accompanied by Dr Abdul Waheed Mughal, who is Secretary/Deputy Chef de Mission/Treasure, will lead the contingent.

*The Third* part of Contingent consists of 16 athletes of Handball will leave from Karachi airport at 12 am on Jan 30.

*The Fourth* part of contingent consists of 5 athletes of Golf will leave from Karachi airport at 11 am on Feb 1.

*The Fifth* part of contingent consists of 55 athletes of Boxing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Wrestling and Wushu from Karachi airport at 9 am on Feb 2.

*The Sixth* part of contingent consists of 57 athletes of Athletics, Karate and Taekwondo will leave from Karachi airport at 8 am on Feb 4.


Faik Ali Chachar
Director (PR & MM)
Pakistan Sports Board