Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator welcomes participants of South Asian Table Tennis Championship

Karachi, July 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):KMC Administrator Laeeq Ahmed said it was an honour for a sports lover city like Karachi to host an international sports event. On behalf of citizens of Karachi we welcome participants of South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championship 2016. KMC would continue to support and cooperate in the holding of such events for promoting sports in the city. He expressed these views while speaking in a civic reception held by KMC in honour of the participating teams and their officials of South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championship.

The tournament was organized by Pakistan Table Tennis Federation from 15-17 July 2016 for boys and girls teams from Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan. Addressing the reception KMC Administrator expressed hope that this championship would promote the game of table tennis in SAARC nations and provide good opportunity to local players to showcase their talent in a well quality environment and while playing alongside good players.

He said Pakistan enjoyed good relations with SAARC nations especially with Sri Lanka, Nepal and Maldives and all these countries give importance to bilateral visits of sports teams. He said the citizens of Karachi love sports and by hosting successful sports events in this city they have proved this also.

Administrator Karachi said KMC always play its role in the promotion of sports events including indoor sports in the city and cooperate in holding of such events. In the end he gave away traditional Sindhi Ajrak and Cap to the team officials and managers of South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championship.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99232400-01
Fax: +92-21-99232406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk