Commissioner visits Marathon route, reviews arrangements



The Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon visited the 4th Commissioner Karachi Marathon route today(Saturday) to review the arrangement for the Marathon to be held on January 29 at Nishani Pakistan Sea view Deputy commissioners of all seven districts senior police , traffic police and other officials accompanied him .

The Commissioner was briefed about the arrangements for the route and the prize distribution ceremony by the concerned officials. The marathon will begin from the Nishane Pakistan Sea View at and will culminate at the same point .

The police officials briefed the commissioner about the security arrangements being made for the participants on this occasion. The Commissioner inspected the start point and the finishing point finalized for the Marathon.

He also inspected the site where prize distribution ceremony would be held. Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali shah would distribute the prizes to the winners’ .The Commissioner directed all deputy commissioners to play their role and make coordinated efforts to hold the Marathon successfully.

The office of Commissioner Karachi for online registration website link has been established which is, while a QR code has also been created for the same purpose to enable intending participants to get registered through scanning of the QAR code on their mobile phone.Earlier to review the arrangements for the Marathon meeting was held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon at his office yesterday (Friday) .

Commissioner hoped that people from all ages be it the youth, elderly people, , men and women will participate in large numbers to make the positive and healthy event a great success. Further he told that Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali shan wants healthy and positive activities in the city so as to efforts to promote peace in the city and sport as well.

The meeting was attended among others by the officials of district administration south, Secretary of Sindh Olympic Association, representatives of sports organisations, and members of technical committee formed for the 4th Commissioner Karachi Marathon. .

It was told in the meeting that two thousand intending participants have got registered through on line link and QR code. Secretary of the Sindh Olympic Association Ahmed Ali Rajput told the meeting that a team, comprising 170 Technical Volunteers has been formed that will look after the race and ensure that procedure of the Marathon is followed by the participants.

He further told that they would be imparted training to apprise them about the rules of the Marathon. The training programme has been developed for their training in this regard, he added.. The Commissioner asked the technical team to ensure the transparency for implementation of the rules of Marathon.