Qasim Zia calls on the Prime Minister

Islamabad: Mr. Qasim Zia, MPA/President of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf at PM House on Tuesday.

The Prime Minister directed the president PHF to focus on promoting the national game and work for welfare of the game and the players.

Sports, said the Prime Minister, are a most effective tool to positively utilize the energies of youth. He added that his government has done a lot for promotion of healthy activities like sports in the last five years.

Mr. Qasim Zia briefed the Prime Minister on the affairs of PHF and discussed future plans chalked out to promote hockey in Pakistan.