Kabadi should also be encouraged like cricket: Ch Shujat Hussain

Meeting approved attracting youth towards healthy sports, holding of annual international matches and departmental kabadi championship

Islamabad: 19-04-2017: A meeting of the Executive Committee of Pakistan Kabadi Federation was held under chairmanship of Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister and President of the Pakistan Kabadi Federation Ch Shujat Hussain here today (Wednesday).

The meeting was attended by the three forces Army, Navy and Air Force’s Directors of the Kabadi Federation, Railways, SNGPL, Police, WAPDA, HEC, Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwah, Sindh, Balochistan and Azad Kashmir Kabadi Federations office-bearers. Federation Secretary General Mohammad Sarwar presented performance report in the meeting.

On this occasion, Senator Kamil Ali Agha, PML Punjab Chief Organizer Mohammad Basharat Raja and Central Secretary Finance Imtiaz Ranjha were also present.

Ch Shujat Hussain said that sport of kabadi should also be encouraged like cricket, youth will have to be attracted towards healthy sports.

The meeting besides fixing weight of 85 kilogram for members of senior team and 70 kilogram for junior team also decided to support Super Kabadi League being held in Lahore on May 20.

Ch Shujat Hussain also holding of international kabadi competitions in Pakistan annually, organizing Departmental National Kabadi Championship in July and holding national championship in August in which Asian style contests will be held. #

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