PSF general council re-elects Qamar, Tahir as VPs
PESHAWAR—The General Council of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) unanimously elected Qamar Zaman and Tahir Khanzada as Vice Presidents of Pakistan Squash Federation for the next 04 years tenure.
This was stated by former World Champion Qamar Zaman while talking to media persons here on Wednesday soon after receiving a notification. He also thanked Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who also President Pakistan Squash Federation presided over the 43rd Annual General Meeting of PSF at Air Headquarters, Islamabad recently and other affiliated members.
He disclosed that representatives of provincial squash associations, affiliated members and Pakistan Sports Board were also present during the meeting. Qamar Zaman said that President PSF lauded the efforts being taken by all the affiliated units for the promotion of squash in their respective rivals. Qamar Zaman said that President PSF also expressed satisfaction during various activities in 2015. He appreciated PSF chief for taking keen interest for the revival of interna- tional squash in Pakistan, development of academies and some outstanding performances by the Pakistani players such as gold and silver medals during Asian and World level competitions.
The successful conduct of Pakistan “Egypt Squash Series at PAF Museum, recent victory of Pakistan team during Asian Team Championship, 2016 and holding of 04 major PSA tournaments of US$ 25,000 prize money each with international players participation, planned during the 2nd half of year 2016, was also lauded by the general council. The President PSF however desired that there is still a need of collective efforts by the Provincial squash associations and other members of PSF to expand the game, Qamar disclosed.
He urged the players to focus on the game and further improve their physical and mental strength. Besides assuring financial and administrative support by Pakistan Air Force, the President PSF asked the member associations to generate further resources to meet the challenging task through an improved system. The President PSF directed the member associations to promote squash at grassroots level and increase the number of players. —APP