Amir Khan offers training to police team
KARACHI—The British Boxer Mr. Amir Khan offered to provide training to Boxing Team and commandos of Special Security Unit Sindh Police. This he said during visit to Headquarters of SSU here today.
Mr. Maqsood Ahmed, Commandant SSU, briefed the international celebrity about the functions and responsibilities of Special Security Unit.
The Commandant SSU offered the British boxer maximum support and cooperation for his efforts to promote amateur boxing in the country as well as in setting up an Academy in Karachi.
The Commandant informed that the SSU is Pakistan’s first and only ISO certified Counter Terrorism Organization. The country’s only Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T) force is also part of the SSU which is ready round the clock to meet any challenges, he added.
The 2004 Athens Olympics silver medalist informed that he plans to establish a boxing academy in Karachi to promote amateur boxing and considered to bring coaches from Britain and other places to train boxers.
Mr. Maqsood Ahmed appreciated the efforts of the British boxer Mr. Amir Khan for reviving boxing in the country and said that there is immense talent in Pakistan but there is a need to provide opportunity to youngster for playing their international role in the field of boxing.
Mr. Amir Khan expressed his deep appreciation for the officers and staff of the SSU and its state of preparedness and especially thanked SSU for making his presence secure.