Balochistan govt to honour boxer Waseem, says Shahwani

Congratulates Waseem for his recent victory over Filipino opponent

​ Our Correspondent September 21, 2019
The Quetta-born boxer Muhammad Waseem (PHOTO: EXPRESS)

QUETTA: Balochistan government to honour Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem and give him an official protocol upon his return from Islamabad, said provincial government spokesman Liaquat Shahwani on Friday.

In a statement, he said Balochistan chief minister and the provincial cabinet congratulates Waseem for his recent victory over Filipino opponent.

“Balochistan government representatives and provincial ministers would welcome him [Waseem] at Quetta International Airport because the son of our soil has earned a good name for Pakistan and the province at global level,” said Shahwani.

He added: “An official ceremony would be held at the Chief Minister Secretariat in the honour of boxer.” On coming back to Pakistan, he (Waseem) didn’t receive a hero’s welcome at the airport. 

Published in The Express Tribune, September 21st, 2019.


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