Sindh Games to commence from Feb 23rd

KARACHI: Dr Syed Junaid Ali Shah, Minister for Sports, Culture, and Youth Affairs Sindh, along with Muhammad Ahmed Shah, Minister for Information Sindh, has announced in a press conference today that the 18th Sindh Games will commence from February 23rd onwards in Karachi.

According to a statement on Wednesday, the event is expected to host around four thousand athletes. The press conference, held at the Sindh Assembly building, was attended by Hafiz Abdul Hadi Bullo, Secretary Sports Sindh, Muhammad Saleem Khan, Director-General Public Relations Sindh, Qamar Raza Bloch, Special Secretary, Akhtar Ali Sorhio, Director Press Information Sindh, Atif Hussain Vighio Deputy Director and other dignitaries.

Minister for Information Sindh, Muhammad Ahmed Shah, expressed delight over the initiation of the Sindh Games and emphasized the role of provincial government in extending Sindh’s talent to the global arena. He thanked the media representatives for their continuous support, acknowledging their positive contribution in maintaining equilibrium between media institutions and the government. During the press conference, Provincial Minister Dr. Syed Junaid Ali Shah highlighted that the Sindh Games will be held at the National Coaching Center Karachi from February 23rd to 26th. The event will witness the participation of 3,700 athletes across 69 disciplines, with 42 for men and 27 for women.

Dr Syed Junaid Ali Shah emphasized the significance of promoting sports activities in Sindh, aiming to establish a recognizable presence of Sindh’s youth at national and international levels. He underlined the need to address issues within the sports sector, indicating the seriousness and dedication of individuals towards sports activities.

The Minister reiterated the commitment to continue organizing the Sindh Games in the forthcoming years, ensuring its regularity. He also emphasized the importance of strengthening the Sindh Olympic Association, streamlining its elections, and abolishing parallel associations to ensure effective representation. In conclusion, Dr. Syed Junaid Ali Shah expressed optimism regarding the continuity of the Sindh Games in the following years.