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Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC/President PSB, through a letter written to the provincial, AJK and GB Sports Ministers, requested to convene a virtual session of the Federal Sports Coordination Committee to address problems faced by the sportspersons and evolve a comprehensive strategy to cope with the challenges being faced in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.

2nd  May, 2020


Dr. Fehmida Mirza Federal Minister for IPC distributed cheques among the members of Pakistan Weightlifting and Tennis Teams, who won medals during 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal from 1-10 December, 2019.

4th  May, 2020


Dr. Fehmida Mirza Federal Minister for IPC distributed cheques among the players of Athletics Federation of Pakistan, who won medals during 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal from 1-10 December, 2019.

6th May, 2020


Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) awarded cash prizes to the fifteen members of Pakistan Handball Team who won GOLD MEDAL by beating INDIA in men’s team event in 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal from 1-10 December, 2019.

8th May, 2020

5. Dr.Fehmida Mirza Federal Minister for IPC distributed cheques among the members of Pakistan Judo and Karate Teams, who won medals during South Asian Games held in Nepal from 1-10 December, 2019. 13th May, 2020
6. Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC distributed cheques among the members of Pakistan Volleyball Teams including Beach Volleyball team, who won Silver & Bronze Medals respectively in the 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal from 1-10 December, 2019.  18th May, 2020
7. Dr. Fehmida Mirza,  Federal Minister for IPC  distributed cheques amounting  to Rs.1.500 million among  the members of Pakistan Asian Style Kabaddi team  participated in 13th  South Asian Games, Nepal-2019.  20th May, 2020
8. Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC today enquired about health condition of Mr. Abdul Khaliq Hazara, Advisor to Chief Minister Balochistan on Sports, Culture and Tourism on phone. Mr. Hazara, who tested positive for Covid-19, is admitted and getting treatment in local hospital at Karachi. Dr. Fehmida prayed Almighty Allah for his early recovery enabling him to resume his office. 11th June, 2020

The coronavirus is affecting all over the world including Pakistan. The people in almost all the countries are exposed to serious health and economic challenges in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. In this scenario, Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC and President, Pakistan Sports Board took the initiative to provide grants-in-aid to the affiliated National Sports Federations (NSFs) to mitigate the sufferings of the sportspersons.

30th June, 2020

22nd meeting of the Board of Pakistan Sports Board was held on Thursday, 17th September, 2020 at 1200 hours in the Committee Room of Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination, Kohsar Block, Islamabad. The meeting was presided-over by Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC/President, Pakistan Sports Board.

17th September, 2020

A meeting under the Chairpersonship of Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination/President, Pakistan Sports Board, Dr. Fehmida Mirza was held on 16th February, 2021 in Ministry of IPC to chalk out the comprehensive security and administrative arrangements plan for the up-coming Davis Cup Tie between Pakistan and Japan to be played on 5th & 6th March, 2021 at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad.

16th February, 2021

“Upgradation of sports venues and development of new sports infrastructure is our priority”, this was stated by the Federal Minister IPC Dr. Fehmida Mirza while addressing the inaugural ceremony of synthetic hockey turf laid at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium, Islamabad. She stressed upon the Provincial Governments to undertake such projects for the promotion and development of sports at grass root level. She added that provinces should start talent hunt schemes to attract  young sports talent that will be further groomed by the National Sports Federations. This will enable us to regain the laurels for our beloved country.

28th April, 2021

Pakistan Sports Board Doors Opened Sports System will be depoliticized Doping Free Sports is our priority, Representatives of thirteen National Sports Federation including Hockey, Kabaddi, Tennis, Squash, Karate, Alpine, Judo, Weightlifting, Tenpin Bowling, Wushu, Bodybuilding, Table Tennis and Rifle Shooting called on the Director General, Pakistan Sports Board Col Muhammad Asif Zaman (Retd) in his office here at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad on Thursday. While sharing the different points of under process National Sports Policy, The Director General apprised the representatives of above national sports federations that the government intends to constitute an independent Election Commission in consultation with the stakeholders.

10th June, 2021
Pakistan Sports Board roundly denies the news items published in print media that Pakistan Sports Board has refused to pay the expenditure to be incurred on doping test of the athletes participating in the forthcoming Summer Olympic Games. This clarification was made by PSB Media Department in a press release.
16th June, 2021
Brig. Zaheer Ahmed Khan, The Director General of Army Sports Directorate visited the Pakistan Sports Board and had a wide - ranging discussion with Col. (Retd) Muhammad Asif Zaman, the Director General Pakistan Sports Board on different matters relating to development and promotion of sports, up-coming Tokyo Olympic, preparation of the forthcoming SAF Games and training model of the sports persons. The two officers also discussed the post Covid training and facilities provided to the athletes. Matters about sports coaching besides other technical officials also came up for discussion.
16th June, 2021
“Snooker is quite a popular game not only in Pakistan but around the globe and PSB will upgrade snooker facilities at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad to provide best sports infrastructure for the upcoming cueists” this was stated by the Director General Pakistan Sports Board, Col (R) Muhammad Asif Zaman during a meeting with the Chairman, Pakistan Billiard & Snooker Association (PBSA) Alamgir A. Sheikh and President PBSA, Javed H. Karim in his office here at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad. The PBSA office bearers highlighted their 10 years performance and preparation for the future. The Federation also assured full cooperation to the Govt/ PSB for the promotion of sports in the country. The DG, PSB acknowledged the performance of PBSA and said that snooker is no doubt not an Olympic game but is popular in every nook and corner of our country and can be helpful to create sports culture in the society.
17th June, 2021

Rashid A. Malik, re-known Tennis Player and Coach called on Director General Pakistan Sports Board, Col Muhammad Asif Zaman (Retd) yesterday in his office at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. Mr. Malik appreciated the prompt actions of the Govt. for uplifting sports in the country. He expressed the hope that the govt. post corona initiative would provide a new impetus to the gaming culture in our society. He also emphasized the need for the residential academies to groom natural talent and potential of the players.

18th June, 2021
18. Mr. Muhammad Tariq was a great Boxer and his death is not only an irreparable loss for his family but also that of the country”. This was stated by the Federal Minister IPC/President, PSB Dr. Fahmida Mirza in her condolence message issued by the PSB Media Department. While highlighting the meritorious services of the legendary boxer, especially during 1970s, when Mr. Muhammad Tariq represented Pakistan and won a number of medals for the nation, the Minister prayed for the departed soul and condoled the deceased family as “The little words of mine just can assuage the deep grief of the deceased family and his loved ones”. 22nd June, 2021

His Excellency, Mr. Nong Rong, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan has said that China would extend every possible cooperation to Pakistan for the up-gradation of sports facilities at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad besides cooperation with Pakistan in training of the sports coaches and athletes. This was stated by the Ambassador in his meeting with the Director General, Pakistan Sports Board Col (R) Muhammad Asif Zaman in his office at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad.

23rd June, 2021

The Director General, Pakistan Sports Board Col (R) Muhammad Asif Zaman said that the Govt. of Pakistan is actively perusing the policy of encouraging sports heroes by providing them attractive financial incentives. This was stated by him while addressing a ceremony staged for distributing cash prizes to the young sports persons who had won laurels for the Country at international level.

23rd June, 2021

Pakistan Sports Board has planned to organize a 2-day Awareness Workshop from 02-03 July, 2021 at Library Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad on Bio-Secure Bubble & Participation Manners in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.


1st July, 2021

To comply with the instructions of the International Olympics Committee for participation in the forthcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics, 2020, Pakistan Sports Board has initiated the necessary arrangements with the relevant protocols & necessities. For this purpose, specific areas of Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad have been notified as Bio-secure Bubble (BsB) for the Pakistan Contingent with effect from 1st July, 2021. The onward movement of participants and staff deputed in BsB will be restricted to these areas. Any outsiders / Board employees will not be allowed to enter into these areas.

1st July, 2021
23. 12th July, 2021

Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr. Fehmida Mirza and Director General, Pakistan Sports Board Col. Muhammad Asif Zaman (Retd.) have expressed their grief over the death of Olympian Naveed Alam. 

13th July, 2021

The first Pakistani Sports squad including a badminton player, three shooters and two swimmers along with officials left last night for Japan from Islamabad to Tokyo for participation in the ongoing Summer Olympic Games. Pakistan Sports Board kept the players & officials in the Bio-secure Bubble (BsB) established at Sports Complex, Islamabad. The PCR Tests of the contingent members were also conducted before their departure as per international protocols & requirements. This has been stated in a press note issued by the PSB, Media Department in Islamabad. 

16th July, 2021

On this Independence day, Pakistan Sports Board has planned to celebrate with a range of exciting events at Sports Complex, Islamabad and its subordinate offices at Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta on August 14, 2021. For detail please click.

13th August, 2021

6th April, 2022
28. Heartiest congratulations from the Federal Minister Ehsan Ur Rehman Mazari and DG PSB Col. (Retd.) Muhammad Asif Zaman to nation and Pakistani football players that the Bureau of the FIFA Council decided on 29th June, 2022 to lift the suspension that was imposed on the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) in April, 2021 due to undue third-party interference. For detail please click. 1st July, 2022
29. Pakistan sports contingent consisting of 59-members will participate in the upcoming 22nd Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held from 28th July to 8th August 2022 in Birmingham, UK in which athletes from the 72 countries will compete. For detail please click. 23rd July, 2022
30. Mr. Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) / President, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) distributed regularization orders among the 10 Employees of PSB who appointed on contract basis under the Prime Minister Assistance Package for the employees who die during services. For detail please click. 12th May, 2023
31. The WSF World Junior Squash Championship conclude on 23rd July 2023 at Melbourne, Australia on the pinnacle victory of Pakistan as Mr. Hamza Khan, a junior Pakistani Squash player made history by clinching World Junior Squash Champion title after a long time span of 37 years. For detail please click. 24th July, 2023
32. Pakistan Sports Board on Thursday (27th July) issues NOC for Pakistan’s national hockey team’s participation in the Asian Champions Trophy Hockey starting in Chennai, India, from August 3rd.  For detail please click. 27th July, 2023
33. The 28th meeting of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) took place marking an important milestone in advancing the nation's sports sector. During the meeting, multiple crucial agendas were discussed and approved.  For detail please click. 1st August, 2023
34. *Federal Minister IPC Inaugurates New and Improved Facilities at Pakistan Sports Board*
Today marked a momentous occasion as the Federal Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Mr. Ehsan-Ur-Rehman Mazari alongside the Secretary IPC Mr. Ahmad Hanif Orakzai and DG PSB Shoaib Khoso, inaugurated a series of renovated and upgraded facilities at the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), bringing excitement and joy to sports enthusiasts. 
For detail please click.
3rd August, 2023
35. The Director General of PSB, Mr. Shoaib Khoso, and the Secretary General of Pakistan Olympics Association (POA), Mr. Mohammad Khalid Mahmood, discussed important matters in a meeting held at the Pakistan Sports Board. The focus of this discussion was to ensure the seamless participation of the Pakistan contingent in the prestigious 19th Asian Games set to take place in Hangzhou, China.. For detail please click. 10th August, 2023