Press Release - Polio awareness hockey tournament begins

image Chief Guest Ch Mukhtar Ahmed giving gift to captain of the participating team

image Chief Guest Ch Mukhtar Ahmed giving gift to captain of the participating team

The sixth annual Fatima-Shah Muhammad Memorial Hockey Tournament started today at Chak 73/RB Karianwala, Faisalabad. Theme of the tournament is “End Polio Now / Make Pakistan Polio Free.” Farooqabad, Dosanjh, Phalahi, Alipur Bangla and Bandala won their respective matches on the opening day. Promark, Paradise and Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison are organizing the five-day tournament. Final of the tournament will be played on Sunday March 26. Polio awareness activities will be organized for the children throughout the tournament. A polio awareness walk will be held on the final day of the tournament. The event has become very popular among the neighboring villages and they look forward to participating in it. Interloop, Rotary International's National PolioPlus Committee and University of Warwick Men's Hockey Club are the sponsors of the tournament.

Posted on Mar 23, 17 | 4:51 am