Pak­istan Na­tional Ship­ping Cor­po­ra­tion re­launch­ing its hockey team

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KARACHI: Pak­istan Na­tional Ship­ping Cor­po­ra­tion Chair­man Arif Elahi has as­sured Karachi Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion of re­launch­ing its hockey team for the pro­mo­tion of the sport.

KHA Sec­re­tary Syed Haider Hus­sain re­cently met PNSC chair­man to dis­cuss the pos­si­bil­ity of re­viv­ing PNSC hockey team, which once used to be top teams of the coun­try. Arif Elahi said be­ing a na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion, PNSC had been in­volved in pro­mot­ing health, ed­u­ca­tion and sports as cor­po­rate so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity.

There­fore, he said, noth­ing could be bet­ter than pro­mot­ing our na­tional sport, hockey. In this re­gard, he said, he would give some pos­i­tive news soon.

KHA-Sec­re­tary had been ac­tively in­volved in con­vinc­ing de­part­ments to re­vive or launch their hockey teams. Only re­cently Karachi De­vel­op­ment Author­ity has re­vived its hockey team af­ter ef­forts and co­or­di­na­tion with KHA. Dur­ing the meet­ing, Haider Hus­sain con­grat­u­lated Arif El­hai on be­ing pro­moted to grade 22. He also pre­sented a sou­venir on be­half of the KHA Pres­i­dent Juanid Ali Shah to the PNSC chair­man.

Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor Ad­min­is­tra­tion Brig Rashid Sid­diqui and sports or­gan­iser Ghu­lam Muham­mad Khan was also present on the oc­ca­sion.

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