Govt working for promotion of sports in city: commissioner


KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Thursday said the government was taking every possible measure for development of sports in the city including promoting shooting ball.

“Different deputy commissioners are holding sports activities in their relevant districts. Karachi Shooting Ball Association (SBA) is also going to hold All Pakistan Shooting Ball tournament in the city and the administration would out-and-out help the association to achieve this goal,” he said while addressing a prize distribution event held by KSBA.

Sindh Secretary Food Laiq Ahmed and President KSBA Ghulam Muhammad were also present on the occasion.

Siddiqui said promotion of sports was mandatory for establishment of peace. The interest of young Karachiites towards sports is welcoming.

He said the organization of successful snooker tournament and cricket series has created positive image of Karachi which would help the city to hold international events.