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 Subject: - IOC Olympic Solidarity Course for Coaches in Archery, 13-16 December at Lahore

Dear Media Friends,
It is for your kind information that under the Olympic Solidarity of International Olympic Committee (IOC), 
Technical Courses for Coaches World Programme, Pakistan Olympic Association (NOC Pakistan) has allocated a 
course to Pakistan Archery Federation. The subject course is being organized on 13-16 December, 2018 at Lahore. 
The World Archery Federation (WAF) has detailed Mr. Mohammad Ziaul Hoque (a Bangladesh National) as WAF 
Instructor to tutor the Coaches at Lahore. 
Mr. Shaukat Javed, Vice President Pakistan Olympic Association inaugurated the subject Course on 13 December 
2018 in the Conference Hall of Punjab International Swimming Complex, Lahore. Mr. Muhammad Khalid 
Mahmood, Secretary General POA, Ms. Zainab Shaukat, Executive Member POA and Mr. Wisal Muhammad, 
Secretary General Pakistan Archery Federation were also present on the occasion 
Mr. Shaukat Javed expressed thanks to the IOC Olympic Solidarity for allocating the subject course to Pakistan 
Archery Federation and World Archery Federation for deputing Mr. Mohammad Ziaul Hoque (WAF Instructor) to 
conduct this course. While talking to the participants, he advised them to take benefit of this unique opportunity 
by giving due attention and learn the latest techniques/rules of the Games. He reiterated that POA will continue 
its support to bring such opportunities for National Sports Federation. 
Mr. Manzar Shah, President Punjab Archery Association has been nominated by POA as “Course Director”. 
Needless to mention that the course under reference is intended to enhance professional skills and abilities of 
Archery coaches to organize similar programs in Pakistan. 23 x Coaches (17 x Male and 06 x Female) of affiliated 
units of Pakistan Archery Federation are attending the subject level-I Course. 
Submitted for information and publication please. 
Best regards, 
POA Secretariat