Punjab green wins Independence Day badminton


LAHORE, Aug 11 (APP)- Punjab Green defeated Punjab White in
Jashan-e-Azadi boys and girls badminton matches at Nishtar Park
Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall here on Friday.
Sports Board Punjab is organising the Jashan-e-Azadi sports competitions
to celebrate Independence Day in a befitting manner across
the province. MNA Shazia Fatima Khawaja, who is also Convener Finance
Sports Board Punjab, was the chief guest on this occasion.
Talking to media, Shazia Fatima said sports activities are the best
way to create patriotism among the young generation of the country.
“Our youth will turn towards positive activities through these sports events,” she added.
She appreciated the role of Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar
Ahmed Ghumman for orgnasingsports events quite successfully at such a
large scale. “The tradition of Jashan-e-Azadi sports competitions will remain continue in
future,” she asserted.
Punjab Green (boys and girls) demonstrated wonderful game and emerged
outright winners after a tough contest. Manan Kamran and Mir Ghunia were declared
best players in their respective boys and girls categories. A large number of sports
enthusiasts were there to witness the fighting competitions.
MNA Shazia Fatima Khawaja and Wajid Ali Secretary Pakistan badminton
Federation distributed prizes among the prominent performers. Director Sports
Muhammad Anees Sheikh also presented a souvenir to MNA Shazia
Fatima Khawaja.