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Press Release - Unveiling Ceremony of Urdu Version of IOC OS Sports Administration Manual Back To Main


Dear Media Friends,

We are delighted to inform that the Urdu version of IOC Olympic Solidarity Sports Administration Manual was unveiled today here at Lahore. The Book comprising of 295 pages would benefit thousands of individuals and foremost the young enthusiasts who wish to join sports as managers, coaches, support personnel, and leaders.

One of the basic aims of the Urdu version of the Manual would be to standardize the management and governance of sports organizations. The Book will enable all to understand how the Organizations belonging to the Olympic Movement are required to operate and what their objectives are. As part of the endeavors of the POA "Empowering Athletes" and "Educational Projects for Future Sports Leaders" are of paramount importance, and the Urdu Translation is one integral part of these programs.

Recognizing the exceptional services of Dr. Muhammad Amjad Saqib, Founder Akhuwat Foundation, he was requested to grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. It was an honor for the POA that he had very kindly consented to attend the ceremony where he stressed the necessity to utilize Sports as a tool for positive Social Change.

Speaking on the occasion, Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President POA thanked the Chief Guest and honorable Guests for attending the ceremony. He emphasized the educational value of sports for broader community development. He presented to the audience the idea of strengthening the governance of sports in Pakistan.

POA is truly thankful to the honorable Vice Chancellors, Directors of Sports Departments of Educational Institutions, and dignitaries from other sections of society who were present at the occasion. POA believes that it will be the Educational Institutions with support of which sports can be optimally used to trigger a positive Social Change.

POA shall continue in its endeavor to promote and develop the Olympic Movement of Pakistan.

Best regards,

Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Secretary General POA