ISLAMABAD: Two high-profile officers of the World Squash Federation (WSF) together with Chief Government Officer William Louis Marie will likely be visiting Islamabad later this month to investigate the Pakistan’s resolve to host vital worldwide occasions in days to come back.
Apart from planning to host the WSF Annual Basic Assembly (AGM) later this yr, the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) can also be planning to host the 2022 World Junior Championship and a bunch of different worldwide occasions inside the subsequent two years.
Apart from the federation’s CEO, Egypt-based former prime participant, now vice chairman of WSF, Karim Darwesh may also be a part of the delegation.
Representatives from over 110 international locations are anticipated to show up for the AGM having the ability to make broader selections relating to squash improvement internationally.
“There have been misconceptions relating to Pakistan relating to internet hosting main sports activities occasions. By inviting these high-profile representatives, we might be able to make the purpose that internet hosting worldwide occasions together with the AGM wouldn’t be a difficulty for Pakistan. Now Pakistan must be thought-about because the most secure nation for sports activities’ conferences and occasions in South Asia,” a PSF official mentioned.
The visiting delegation will maintain a collection of conferences with officers of the PSF and authorities relating to the measures being taken for internet hosting the AGM, most likely in Islamabad.
“These officers and gamers, who visited Islamabad over the past two to 3 years, consider that town is likely one of the most secure round. It’s like seeing is believing and we hope their doubts could be clear as soon as these officers attain right here,” the official added.
He mentioned it was Pakistan’s real proper to host main squash occasions.
“There’s a want to claim our place as a nation that not solely loves the sport of squash but in addition has means to welcome dignitaries from internationally,” he mentioned.
To a query about the potential for internet hosting the AGM on the sidelines of a serious worldwide occasion, he mentioned often it’s thought-about an enormous event itself however efforts are on to make the chance rely.
Pakistan has already been given the best to host the Asian Senior Squash in March 2021 and chances are high there the squash fraternity might go on to see the nation being picked as a bunch to World Junior Squash in 2022.
Apart from that, a bunch of different worldwide PSA occasions are additionally being scheduled throughout the subsequent two years. With Covid-19’s vaccine already making its impression, it’s now believed that sports activities occasions could be opened for most people all over the world inside the subsequent three months.