Islamabad, June 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Hockey Federation has informed Pakistan Sports Board the acute financial constraints being faced by them. Pakistan Hockey team has to play Olympics Qualification Round in Belgium from 14 June to 6 July, 2015.
Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination and Pakistan Sports Board have decided to sponsor the visit of Pakistan Hockey team to participate in the Qualifying Round in Belgium. The expenditure in this regard will be met out from its regular budget by squeezing the resources. Pakistan Sports Board will bear expenses of return airfare, hotel charges and D.A.
Pakistan Hockey team will consist of 18 players and 04 officials for participation in the Fintro Hockey World League Semi Finals at Antwerp, Belgium from 14 June to 6 July, 2015. Pakistan Hockey team will play practice matches with the Ireland team on 16 and 18th June, 2015.
This extra-ordinary measure is to ensure the participation of Pakistan Hockey team in next Olympics in Brazil and to meet the expectations of the lovers of Pakistan’s National Game. The Ministry/PSB wishes good luck to the Pakistan Hockey team.
For more information, contact:
Syed Aimal Shah
Director (PR and MM)
Pakistan Sports Board
Location: Kashmir Highway, Near Aabpara, Islamabad
PABX: +9251 920 2410, 920 2412, 920 2413
Fax: +9251 920 3077