ICCI to set up sports fund for needy athletes
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Tuesday said the chamber has planned to set up a sports development fund to support the needy athletes.
Addressing a press conference, the ICCI Acting President Ashfaq Chatta that the fund would be set up to acquire funding from the charity persons and utilise it for the benefit of needy sportspersons. He said ICC in its next executive meeting, taking place by the end of ongoing month would be discussing the organization of the fund.
Chatta, while appreciating the Rawalpindi Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) said that the Association had always been forthcoming and supporting ICCI to organize different sports events, especially for special athletes. "We hope the relationship between media and the ICCI for the betterment of sports will further strengthen in the coming days," he said.