By Sports Correspondent
KARACHI: Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC distributed cheques among the members of Pakistan volleyball teams including beach volleyball team, who won silver medal in the 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal in December 2019.
Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC and President Pakistan Sports Board distributed cheques among 18 players of Pakistan volleyball teams in two sessions to ensure their safety and observing SOPs set by the government.
The minister stated that the federal government is fully aware of the problems of sportspersons and playing its due role for promotion of sports in the country. She urged that provinces should come forward for uplifting standards of the games in the country and promote sports from grass root level by adopting best practices of the world as the provinces are primarily responsible for the sports under the 18th Constitutional Amendment.
The cash prizes were distributed in line with the approved cash award policy. Total amount distributed among the volleyball players was Rs4.5 million. Pakistan volleyball team was consisted of Aimal Khan (Captain), Mubasshir Raza, Nasir Ali, Naveed M. Kashif, Abdul Zaheer, Hamid Yazman, Haider Farooq, Murad Jehan, Fahad Raza, Abdullah, Muhammad Idrees, Usman Faryad Ali, Muhammad Usman, Hassan Mazhar Hussain, Muhammad Waseem (Beach Captain), Afaq Khan, Zarnab Khan and Muhammad Razzaq.