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Pakistan Olympic Association is deeply shocked and aggrieved to hear the news of sad demise of Syed Amir Hamza Gilani, a veteran athlete and Director General, Pakistan Sports Board. In an emergent meeting under the chairmanship of Lt Gen Retired Syed Arif Hasan, President, POA at 80-P, Johar Town, Lahore, the following members of Olympic Family expressed a deep sense of grief extending their sympathies and condolence to the bereaved family and the Pakistan Sports Board. May Allah Almighty shower His blessings on the departed soul with heavenly peace and grant courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss:-

1.             Lt Gen Retired Syed Arif Hasan                    President, POA

2.             Mr. Muhammad Khalid Mahmood                Director General, POA

3.             Mr. Shaukat Javed                                           President, Pakistan Federation Baseball

4.             Ch. Muhammad Yaqoob                                President, Pakistan Volleyball Federation

5.             Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad Tabassum                       Patron, Pakistan Taekwondo Federation

6.             Mr. Muhammad Shafiq                                   President, Pakistan Handball Federation

7.             Ch. Muhammad Asghar                                President, Pakistan Wrestling Federation

8.             Mr. Muhammad Jahangir                              President, Pakistan Karate Federation

9.             Mr. Khalil Ahmad Khan                                  President, Pakistan Ju-Jitsu Federation

10.         Mr. Fawzi Khawaja                                           President, Pakistan Rugby Union

11.         Hafiz Imran Butt                                                Chief Executive Officer, Pakistan Weightlifting Federation

12.         Malik Iftikhar Ahmed                                        President, Pakistan Wushu Federation

13.         Lt Col (R) Ahmad Yar Khan Lodhi                Secretary General, Pakistan Football Federation

14.         Mr. Khalid Rashid                                            Secretary General, Pakistan Handball Federation

15.         Mr. Khawar Shah                                             Secretary General, Pakistan Federation Baseball

16.         Mr. Salman Iqbal Butt                                     Secretary General, Athletics Federation of Pakistan

17.         Prof. Painda A. Malik                                      Secretary General, Pakistan Gymnastics Federation

18.         Mr. Amjad Amin Butt                                       Secretary General, Pakistan Weightlifting Federation

19.         Mr. Shamim Hashmi                                      Secretary General, Pakistan Karate Federation

20.         Mr. Waqar Ilyas Khan                                     Secretary General, Pakistan Ju-Jitsu Federation

21.         Mr. Tayyab Sohail                                            Acting Secretary, Pakistan Badminton Federation

22.         Ch. Kamran Amin                                           Secretary General, Pakistan Cycling Federation

23.         Mr. Javaid S. Lodhi                                          Secretary General, National Rifle Association of Pakistan

24.         Mr. Muhammad Jamil Ahmad Rana            Secretary General, Pakistan Tug of War Federation

25.         Mr. Khalid Bashir                                             Secretary General, Pakistan Basketball Federation

26.         Mr. M. B. Javed                                                 Treasurer, Pakistan Volleyball Federation

27.         Mr. Shahid Nazir                                               Rep, Pakistan Rowing Federation

28.         All Staff of POA and other members of Olympic Family