Dear Media Friends
We are delighted to inform that the Pakistan Olympic Association in collaboration with the Sindh Olympic Association held an Educational Seminar / Workshop here today (08th March, 2023) in Karachi, to introduce and deliberate upon the Good Governance Practices in the Sports Organizations. The workshop aimed to disseminate the IOC’s Basic Universal Principles of Good Governance that provide the minimum standards of governance to be adopted by the constituents of the Olympic Movement.
Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President Pakistan Olympic Association welcomed the participants to the session and emphasized on the importance of implementing the good governance practices at all tiers of the sports organizations. Dr. Junaid Ali Shah, Chairman Sindh Olympic Association commended the initiative of Pakistan Olympic Association to organize seminar/workshop to educate the sports organizers of the latest governance practices. Ms. Ronak Lakhani (Individual Member POA), Syed Wasiimudiin Hashmi (Individual Member POA), Mr. Ahmad Ali Rajput Secretary General Sindh Olympic Association, Ms. Veena Salman Masud, Associate Secretary General POA along with officials of various Provincial Sports Associations were present at the occasion.
Mr. Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary General Pakistan Olympic Association, Mr. Muhammad Atif Shafiq and Dr. Tariq Ali Gujar (Phd) shared the ideas and practical information on Good Governance practices.
Pakistan Olympic Association will organize similar workshops at all the provincial and national capitals to disseminate the information on the essential practices of Good Governance in line with the IOC’s Basic Universal Principles of Good Governance.
Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Secretary General POA