Lahore – Pakistan, Dec 30, 2013: The Honorable President Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain has assured Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) for every possible financial support for execution of its schedule programs.
The President gave this assurance in a meeting with the PHF President Olympian Akhtar Rasool Chaudhry, Secretary General Olympian Rana Mujahid Ali at the Aiwan-i-Saddar in Islamabad on Monday. During the 40 minutes long meeting both the PHF officials apprised the president about the measure that the Federation was taking to uplift the standard of the game in Pakistan. They also apprised the president about the financial condition of the Federation which was a hurdle to implement their program effectively.
President Mr. Mamnoon Hussain resolved that the government would take every possible step to support the national game. Showing his passion for hockey the president also advised the PHF to hold President Gold Cup in Karachi and added that he would himself come to witness the matches. The President also congratulated Olympian Akhtar Rasool Chaudhry and Olympian Rana Mujahid Ali on their success in the recent PHF elections. The PHF President Olympian Akhtar Rasool Chaudhry and Secretary General Olympian Rana Mujahid Ali thanked the president for giving them time and listening their problems which reflects his keen interest in the game of hockey. —- PHF