PESHAWAR: With the 33rd National Games being awarded to Peshawar, Pakistan Olympic Association President Lt Gen (retd) Arif Hassan will be arriving on May 21 in the provincial capital to meet with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Pakistan Olympic Association Vice President Syed Aqil Shah informed the media on Saturday. The POA President and K-P CM will discuss the modalities and details for the successfully holding the games in October this year in Peshawar, he added. Besides meeting the chief minister, Hasan will also call on Corps Commander Peshawar Lt Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mahmood and Senior Minister for Sports Atif Khan. A total of 12,000 a players in 34 different games will take part from Pakistan Army, PAF, Pakistan Navy, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, K-P, Islamabad, Wapda, Railways, HEC, G-B and AJK.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 19th, 2019.