Khyber Pakhtunkhwa clinched the overall trophy of the 26th edition of the All Pakistan Games for the Persons with Disabilities which concluded at Comsats University Sports Complex on Friday. Commandant FF Center Abbottabad Brigadier Bukhtiar Akram was the chief guest on this occasion. Former Director General Sports Tariq Mehmood, Tehsil Nazim Ishaq, Director Operation Syed Saqlain Shah, Director Games Niamat Ullah Marwat, international coach Syed Jaffar Shah, Manager Account Hamid Ali, Officials, players and large number of spectators were also present and witnessed the thrilling events part of the Games.
Speaking on this occasion, Brig. FF Center Abbottabad Bukhtiar Akram lauded the efforts of the Director General Sports Junaid Khan and his team for regularly organizing the event since 1992. He said it is actually the right step in the right direction and involving more than 600 male and female players from Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Islamabad and FATA areas with disabilities in the healthy activities.
Syed Saqlain Shah on this occasion informed the guest that after the successful holding of the Under-23 Games for normal athletes in which a total of 11500 male and female athletes took part in the 26 male and 17 female Games, Games for persons with disabilities organized in the same spirit.
All the players got full uniform, track-suites and shoes like the players got in Under-23 Games along with best trophies, medals, certificates while sports scholarship would be given to the position holders as well.—APP