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*Kabaddi team over winning the Kabaddi World Cup 2020 for the first time in the history of Kabaddi*

Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need for promoting traditional sports in the country. He said that players of various games needed to be provided better coaching and improved training facilities to help achieve successes at international sports competitions. The President gave these remarks while talking to National Kabaddi team, which called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination, Dr Fehmida Mirza, President Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF), Chaudhary Shafay Hussain, members of Pakistan Kabbadi team, and office bearers of PKF attended the meeting.
The President congratulated PKF and National Kabaddi team over winning the Kabaddi World Cup 2020 for the first time in the history of Kabaddi. He said that the nation was proud of the performance of its team which won the Kabaddi World Cup final. He stated that the government needed to adopt innovative sports models to promote and popularize Kabaddi at national and international levels. He admired the achievements of the National Kabaddi team for promoting the soft image of the country.
Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination said that the Government was taking all steps for promoting sports in the country. She appreciated the President’s role for encouraging sports in the country.
It is worth-stating that Captain of the National Kabaddi Team, Muhammad Irfan, would be decorated with Presidential Award of Pride of Performance on 23rd March, 2021.