Punjab Archery C’ship begins
LAHORE—Punjab Archery championship for Bahria Cup commenced here on Wednesday night with seventy participants drawn from all over the province underling their talent and technique at Bahria town archery range.
In the opening round team and individual events, men and women archers from Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal, Gujranwal, Bahawalpur, Multan and Islamabad participated.
Brig. (retd.) Khalil Ullah Butt Administrator Bahria Town Lahore inaugurated the event by shooting an arrow. Syed Khawar Shah Director Sports Bahria Town Lahore and Manzar Shah Organizing Secretary were also present on the occasion.
On the final day of the event, Friday, Olympic day celebrations will also take place on the side lines of the competition. Lt. Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hassan President POA who is also the President of Pakistan Archery Federation will be the Chief Guest to award cash prizes of Rs 100,000, and medals among the winners.—APP