For participation in international sports competition each federation should submit a complete case to Pakistan Sports Board at least six weeks before departure of the team

Islamabad, August 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): In accordance with the Government instructions, for participation in any international sports competition abroad, each federation is required to submit a complete case on PSB prescribed proforma alongwith invitation, computer clearance proforma, surety bond, undertaking and departmental NOC at least six weeks before departure of the team.

For participation of Pakistan Boxing team in the Asian Boxing Championship to be held in Bangkok (Thailand) from 25th August to 5th September, 2015, Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) has not yet submitted the required documents inspite of PSB letter dated 27th July, 2015. However, PBF vide letter dated 15th August, 2015 requested PSB for release of special grant of Rs.2,151,340/- without any document and Government NOC.

On the other hand, Mr. Doda Khan Bhutto has addressed a letter to PSB and informed his address for future correspondence whereas, Mr. Iqbal Husain has established another office at Plot # 64, Main Khayaban-e-Ghazi, Phase-V, D.H.A, Karachi. It may also be noted that there are cases filed in the Sindh High Court, Karachi regarding embezzlement of funds by Mr. Doda Khan Bhutto.

However, in realizing the Lausanne agreement PSB invited some information vide letter dated 9th September 2014 from all the National Sport Federations but Pakistan Boxing Federation has failed to submit the same till to-date. It was clearly mentioned in the reminder that the federations those failed to implement the requisite S.R.O will not be funded.

Inspite of PSB’s letter dated 5th August, 2015, PBF has not submitted the requisite documents and even did not respond as yet. Keeping in view the promotional interest of boxing, PSB will try to arrange funds for the participation of boxing team after obtaining NOC from the Government.

For more information, contact:
Syed Aimal Shah
Director (PR and MM)
Pakistan Sports Board
Location: Kashmir Highway, Near Aabpara, Islamabad
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Fax: +9251 920 3077
Email: infopsb@sports.gov.pk
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