The four-member athletics team which is due to participate in Standard Chartered Marathon 2020 in Dubai, met with Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti at National Hockey Stadium on Monday.
The 4-member team includes Asmatullah Niazi, Amir Khan, Amir Shahzad and Naseem Masih and the Standard Chartered Marathon 2020 will be organised in Dubai from January 24. The 4-member team is accompanied by Divisional Sports Officer Nadeem Qaiser and manager.
During the meeting, Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti urged the players to feature in Standard Chartered Marathon 2020 with a target to win the title. “It is best opportunity for our athletes to show their talent at international level. The sports culture is growing in the country gradually and the foreign teams are visiting Pakistan and our players are participating in international events regularly”.