Pakistan Sports Board To Start Insurance Of Sports Persons
Pakistan Sports Board To Start Insurance Of Sports Persons: The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) is initiating the process of insurance of sportsmen with the State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan.
Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) directed in the 86th Executive Committee meeting of PSB held here at the board, said a press release issued here.
Inter Provincial Coordination Will Provide Money
The IPC Secretary will discuss and finalize the modalities with the SBP Chairman.
- The committee also approved the second hockey field in the name of Former Olympian Mansoor Ahmed and his family will also be paid Rs. one million in recognition of his services in the field of hockey.
- The committee also sanctioned Rs. One million to Zarina Waqar, Former Badminton Player and Coach who remained under treatment at Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital, Lahore for the last five years.
Creation Of Post Project Director For National Sports City
The committee also approved the creation of post Project Director for National Sports City (NSC), Narowal and Chief Engineer (Civil) for smooth functioning of the Maintenance Wing and ongoing development projects.
Generating Funds Through Public Private Partnership Strictly Under Rules Of PSB
Generating of funds through Public Private Partnership strictly under rules of PSB will be examined in accordance with law and no action will be taken without issuance of advertisements as well as compliance of PPRA Rules only related to sports activities.
The committee also directed PSB to call a joint meeting of IPC Ministry (Sports Wing), PSB, Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and concerned National Sports Federations to work out the modalities for holding the upcoming South Asian Games in Pakistan.
The committee decided that funds amounting to Rs. 500 million should be distributed equally for repair and maintenance of the facilities and amongst the concerned NSFs to prepare the teams for effective preparation and participation in the South Asian Games.
The meeting was attended by Secretary, Ministry IPC, DG, PSB, President, Pakistan Table Tennis Federation, Secretary Generals, Hockey, Kabaddi, Weightlifting and other members.
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