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37 males, 33 females athletes short-listed for Athletic Camp

04:15 PM | 29 Sep, 2019
37 males, 33 females athletes short-listed for Athletic Camp
PESHAWAR - A total of 70 athletes – 37 males and 33 female athletes have been short-listed for the 21-day camp to be set up from October 1, 2019, for the forthcoming 33rd National Games scheduled in Peshawar from October 26 to November 1 here.

This was stated by the former international athlete and Chairman Selection Committee Bahre Karam while talking to media men here on Sunday.

President Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Athletic Association Habib Ur Rehman, former international athletes Muhammad Shah, Sagheer Khan, Syed Wajid Ali, Deputy Director Youth Arshad Hussain, Secretary KP Olympic Association Zulfiqar Ali Butt, President KP Hockey Association Syed Zahir Shah, District Sports Officer Peshawar and international athletic coach Syed Jaffar Khan, coaches Zafran Khan, national athletes Zia Jan, Khursheed Marwat, national athlete Shahana, Miss Nousheen, Miss Nargis Khan, officials were also present.

Bahre Karam said that we have made registration of 580 athletes before trials and out of the total 580 70 athletes including 33 female were short-listed. All the three position holders of each of the event and six players each of the two relay races was short-listed for the 21-day camp. The final selection of the players would be made on October 21, 2019, he said.

Bahre Karam, who also headed the camp, to be set up at Qayyum Sports Complex, said that the names of the coaches would be announced on October 1, 2019. He said efforts have been taken by the President KP Athletic Association Habib Ur Rehman and President Pakistan Athletic Federation Maj. Gen (Retd) Akram Sahi for the promotion of athletics in KP.

He said as desired by President Pakistan Athletic Federation Maj Gen (Retd) Akram Sahi, soon a talent hunt program would be announced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by President KP Athletic Association Habib-ur-Rehman. He said for giving equal opportunities, the President Engr. Saif Ul Islam and Secretary Mushaffaf Khan of merged tribal areas would be part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Athletic Association as desired by President Pakistan Athletic Federation Maj. General (Retd) Muhammad Akram Sahi.

Earlier, President KP Athletic Association Habib Ur Rehman and Chairman Selection Committee welcomed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shoukat Ali Yousafzai during his visit to monitor the ongoing trials.

Talking to media men during his visit, the Info Minister Shoukat Ali Yousafzai said that it is good to see such huge participation of both the female and male athletes in the trials for their selection for the forthcoming 33rd National Games.

Shoukat Ali Yousafzai said that the govt is striving hard to provide much update facilities to the sportsmen and sportswomen and want more and more participation of the youth in healthy sports activities. He said mega projects regarding up-gradation of the exiting sports facilities
About the condition of the Tartan Track, he expressed the hope that the event would be organized in befitting manners as work has been continued and by the time of the commencement of the 33rd National Games everything would be in perfect condition. The Minister also met with the athletes of other districts and assured them that the govt would take every step and would utilize all resources in ensuring good facilities to them.

He said KP is famous for producing top world-class players in different games and hopefully with the holding of the 33rd National Games it would provide more chances to the youngsters to come up at national and international levels.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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