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PR No. 197 QUAID-E-AZAM INTER-PROVINCIAL GAMES WILL BE HELD FROM MAY 5: FEDERAL MINISTER RIAZ PIRZADA [ Islamabad: April 23, 2017

Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said that the Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Provincial Games will be held from May 5, 2017.

He said that the Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Provincial Games is the national event and part of the Vision-2025.

Federal Minister Riaz Pirzada was chief guest in the closing ceremony of Habib Metropolitan Bank Polo Cup -2017 here at Islamabad Club Polo Ground on Sunday and was talking to media on the occasion.

Habib Metropolitan Bank Polo Cup -2017 final match was played between ASEAN Reds and Habib Metropolitan Lions. The match was won by ASEAN Reds by 11-7. Six teams participated in the Polo Cup started on April 18. It may be noted that Habib Metropolitan Bank Polo Cup is the mega event of Islamabad.

The Federal Minister said that Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Provincial Games are being held under the aegis of Planning Commission, Inter-Provincial Division and PM House.

Riaz Pirzada said that the Polo is costly game but our youth is taking interest in it. He emphasized the need for establishing clubs at local level for the promotion of Polo in our country.

He noted that the sports activities are underway in the country and the people will have to come towards sports fields to watch sports events and back up our players.

The Federal Minister said that though Polo is costly game but the gradual steps will have to be taken for the promotion of Polo.

At the end, Federal Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada distributed trophies among the players

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