- Revival of Pak-India hockey ties on the playing cards.
- Pakistan Hockey Federation officers plan to carry talks with hockey officers of India in regards to the revival of hockey ties between the 2 nations.
- Matter anticipated to be taken up on sidelines of forty seventh Worldwide Hockey Federation Statutory Congress in Could in New Delhi.
ISLAMABAD: A revival of hockey ties between two historic rivals — Pakistan and India — is on the playing cards as prime officers of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) are anticipated to take up the difficulty on the sidelines of the forty seventh Worldwide Hockey Federation (FIH) Statutory Congress in Could.
The assembly is scheduled from Could 19 to Could 23 in New Delhi. It goals to elect the FIH president and government board members for the following 4 years.
The platform offers PHF officers a chance to debate the chances of regenerating hockey actions for the good thing about Pakistan and India and the hockey followers in each nations.
PHF President Brig (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary Asif Bajwa are anticipated to attend the assembly, The Information quoted a well-placed supply as saying.
“Yes, both are planning to attend the FIH meeting in New Delhi. They have already applied for Indian visas and hopefully will be there on May 22.”
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The PHF officers plan to carry talks with hockey officers of India in regards to the revival of hockey ties between the 2 nations.
“On the sidelines of the FIH meeting, the PHF officials are planning to hold meetings with their Indian counterparts to revive bilateral hockey ties,” the supply stated.
Solely a few a long time again, each Pakistan and India have been recurrently taking part in dwelling and away hockey collection.
“With no specific agenda during the meeting, the PHF officials will focus on the revival of hockey ties in an effort to popularise the game in both the countries.”
It’s believed that the choice of taking the collection offshore is also mentioned in the course of the assembly.