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Official Press Release

POA Secretariat

15 July, 2012





The Pakistan Olympic Association in collaboration with IOC Olympic Solidarity organized Sports Administration Course for Men & Women at Hotel Pak Heritage, Davis Road, Lahore. This Course started from 9th to 15th July 2012. 22 Sports Leaders/Lecturers in Physical Education through the courtesy of Director of Colleges, Lahore and Chairman Sports Science Department, University of Punjab, Lahore confirmed their participation but finally 17 of them completed the course.


The main purpose of the Course was to enhance the competence, administrative and management skills of sports leaders associated with various sports programmes in colleges. Keeping in view the objectives of the Course such topics were included in the daily programme which would definitely equip the participants to become proficient Sports Organizers.


The programme of the course was run in two sessions i.e. morning and evening session starting from 09:30 a.m. and ending up at 4 p.m. with a break for lunch and prayer. Extensive use of IT equipments like Multi-Media and Lap Top was made to enable the participants to view all lectures alongwith their verbal presentation by the Lecturers.

Task Oriented Group discussions, video films and visitation to the Olympic Museum were also part of the programme.


Three IOC Certified National Course Directors namely Engr. Abdul Khaliq Khan, Mian Muhammad Rafiq, and Prof. Painda A. Malik tutored the course. In addition Dr. Syed Meesaq Hussain Rizvi, Member, POA Medical Commission, Mr. Muhammad Ali, Sports Journalist, Mr. Salman Iqbal Butt and Ms. Sumera Sattar renowned athletes and Sports Organizers were requested to deliver lectures in their specific areas.


On the Closing day evaluation of the participants was done on the basis of which they were eligible for certification. Closing Ceremony of the Course was held on 15th July, 2012 after evaluation. Mr. Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary General, Pakistan Olympic Association was present and gave valuable advice for fostering sports activities in colleges. Mr. Engr. Abdul Khaliq Khan Vice President POA awarded diplomas to the participants as chief guest.




Muhammad Khalid Mahmood)

Secretary General

Pakistan Olympic Association