Minister awards Rs 1 million cheque to wrestler Inam Butt



Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti awarded a cheque of Rs one million to Pakistan’s most celebrated wrestler Inam Butt, who won two back-to-back gold medals in Beach Wrestling World Series in Italy and Greece in September 2021, at National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday.

Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan, Chief Sports consultant SBP Hafeez Bhatti and other officials were also present on this occasion. Speaking on this occasion, Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti appreciated the performance of ace wrestler Inam Butt saying that Inam once again made the entire nation proud by winning two consecutive gold medals in Beach Wrestling World Series in Italy and Greece last year. “Inam is our national hero and it’s our prime obligation to honour and encourage sports stars like him,” he added.

Punjab Sports Minister said: “Sports board Pun-jab has always encouraged talented stars like Inam Butt. Inam is a great son of country. We are proud of Inam Butt, who also had clinched medals in Com-monwealth Games, Asian Beach Games and World Wrestling Championship during his illustrious ca-reer”.—AP


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