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Int’l Coaches visit to Softball Asia Coaching Clinic to promote sports: Arif Hasan

 KARACHI, Jan. 22 (APP): Pakistan Olympic Association (POA)
President Lieutenant General (Retd.) Syed Arif Hassan on Tuesday said that the upcoming visit of international qualified coaches to Softball Asia Pakistan Coaching Clinic would promote sports in the country.
     In a meeting with Softball Federation of Pakistan Chairperson
Tehmina Asif, President Haider Khan and Secretary General Asif Azeem,
he said that POA would fully cooperate and support the Softball
Federation for the said mega event, according to a press release
issued here.
     Syed Arif Hassan said the visit of World Baseball Softball
Confederation Secretary General Dato Low Beng Choo was of utmost
importance as it would pave the way for the international events in the
country.
     He said that the hosting of coaching clinic in the country was
first of its kind at the regional level. 
     POA President said, “Our mission is to flourish the talent of our
youth for which our topmost priority is provision of equal
opportunities to male and female in sports”.  
     General (Retd.) Syed Arif Hassan also praised the efforts of
office bearers of Softball Federation of Pakistan.
     Softball Federation of Pakistan Chairperson Tehmina Asif on the
occasion said that the coaches of departmental, provincial teams and
players which performed better at the national level championships
would be provided opportunities in Softball Asia Pakistan Coaching
Clinic. 
     She said all available resources would be utilized to train our
coaches and players to make them compete at international level.
     Tehmina said that the federation would try to organize matches
with neighbouring countries including Iran, Iraq and Nepal this year. 
     Softball Federation of Pakistan office bearers on the occasion
also handed over a souvenir to the POA President.