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Olympic Day is celebrated worldwide on June 23rd of each year to commemorate the birth of the Modern Olympics Games that were held in Paris back in June, 1894. This day is one of the key events of our annual calendar where we engage with partners for promotion of Olympism in our community. Thousands of people of all ages participate in sporting and cultural activities, such as fun runs, exhibitions, music, tree plantation, beach cleaning and educational seminars. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) also regularly celebrates the Olympic Day every year.
Today, Olympic Day was celebrated at Bagh-e-Jinnah, Lahore by organizing Table Tennis Exhibitional Matches. National / International athletes (male and female) played in these matches. Civil society and children of all ages also participated.
Mr. Shaukat Javed, Vice President Pakistan Olympic Association / NOC Pakistan graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Presidents and Secretaries General of Affiliated Units of POA also participated in the event.
Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Pakistan Olympic Association