Karachi – Pakistan, April 07, 2013: The Election Commissioner, Masood Ishrat, Registrar, Ombudsman Sindh conducted the fresh election of Sindh Olympic Association for the period 2013-16 as per National Sports Policy by Govt. of Pakistan here at Abdullah Haroon Muslim Gymkhana, Karachi on 7th April 2013, Sunday at 11.00 am.
According to the Mudassar Arain, secretary, newly elected body of SOA who is also secretary Pakistan Netball Federation, the Observer of Interim Committee of POA, Iftikhar Hussain Syed (Olympian) and Secretary, Election Commission Muhammad Riaz Chaudhry and Muhammad Riaz Assistant also supervise the meeting.
Osama Qadri unanimously elected as President and Qamaruddin Sheikh elected as Chairman.
The following office bearers and Members Executive Committee also elected unanimously:
President: Osama Qadri (Open)
Chairman: Qamaruddin Sheikh (Boxing)
Senior Vice President: Abdul Razak Arain (Handball)
Vice Chairman: Javed Yousaf (Baseball)
Vice Presidents: Shoail Anwar (Body Building)
Muhammad Akram (Boxing)
Syed Zahid Ali Rizvi (Athletics)
Z.H.K. Yousafzai (Skiing)
Nisarullah Shiekh (Badminton)
Ms. Anjum Aziz (Throwball)
Secretary General: Mudassar Arain (Netball)
Associate Secretaries: Ch. M. Saleem Pracha (Badminton)
Muhammad Idress (Tug of War)
Hassan Blouch (Football)
Ms. Shahnaz Najam (Taekwondo)
Dr. Noor-e-Asfreen (Women Wing)
Treasurer: Akhtar Khan Durrani (Tug of War)
Members E.C: Javed Ahmed (Cycling)
Abdul Malik (Judo)
Abdul Aziz (Table Tennis)
Nisar Ahmed (Volleyball)
Manzoor M. Khan (Taekwondo)
Sarfraz Abid (Gymnastic)
Rao Saleem Ahmed (Hockey)
Lala Asadullah (Weightlifting)
Maqbool Ahmed (Throwball)
Ms. Sadia Waheed (Chess)
Ms. Mahia Moin (Women Wing)
The house also accepted the name of Mr. Abdul Wahab Bandhani (C.E.O Bandhani Group) as Patron of Sindh Olympic Association.
The nominated representatives (52 persons) of 26 Provincial Sports Associations have participated in the election meeting.
The House welcome the newly elected President Osama Qadri then he presided over the meeting and thanks the house and election commission for their smooth and transparent proceeding of SOA Election and also Welcome the observer of Interim Committee POA.
He also assured that the Sindh Contingent will participate in coming National Games 2013 at Islamabad and complete program for the promotion of sports in the province of Sindh will be given beside the Sindh Beach Games and Sindh Games also.