Water and Power Development Authority announces cash prize, promotion for Saadi Abbas

Lahore, December 27 2013 (PPI-OT): Renowned WAPDA Karate player Saadi Abbas called on President of WAPDA Sports Board and WAPDA Managing Director (Administration), Yousaf Naseem Khokar in WAPDA House. He recently won gold medal in the 7th Commonwealth Karate Championship held in Canada in October 2013 and bronze medal in Asian Karate Championship held in Dubai in December 2013. General Manager (Sports) WAPDA Khalid Mahmood was also present in the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, the President of WAPDA Sports Board appreciated Saadi Abbas for his excellent performance in the international karate championships. He said that the medals won by him were not only feather in the cap of WAPDA, but also brought laurels to the country.

He said that WAPDA Sports Board was playing an active role in the promotion of sports in the country, adding that sports were the best means to give positive direction to the energies of the youth.

He announced promotion and cash prize for Saadi Abbas for winning gold and bronze medals in Commonwealth and Asian Championships respectively. He said that WAPDA Sports Board would continue to patronize and encourage the players like Saadi Abbas to do well for the country in their respective sports.

It is pertinent to mention here that Saadi Abbasi had also won gold medals in the Commonwealth Karate Championship held in South Africa in 2010 and Asian Karate Championship in 2011. He is the only player the in sub-continent to have won gold medal in Asian Karate Championship.

For more information, contact:
Muhammad Abid Rana
Director Public Relations
Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
G-32, WAPDA House, Lahore
Tel: +9242 9920 2633 and +9242 9920 2211 -2033 -2029
Cell: +92333 445 8293
Email: mabidrana@gmail.com

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