Japan to continue providing assistance to Pakistan in sports: Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, Jul 19 (APP):Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan Kuninori Matsuda Friday said that his country would continue to provide all possible assistance to Pakistan and relevant industries in the field of sports.

The ambassador during his meeting with President of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, said it was just one year prior to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 and that the President’s visit was very timely, said a press release issued here.

He also informed the POA President that a good number of tatami mats and judo costumes would be presented to the Pakistan Judo federation early next year, on behalf of the Japan Judo Federation.