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Human Rights Minister spurs minorities’ athletes on to participate in Minorities’ Sports Festival


Federal Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael has called upon athletes hailing from minorities’ communities to participate in the Minorities Sports Festival scheduled to kick start from August 7 till 11. The festival will be held at Islamabad’s Jinnah Stadium, Sports Complex in Islamabad. The festival will be marked by games of Cricket, Football, Basketball, Body Building, Athletics, Badminton, Weight lifting, Wrestling and Tug of War.

Minorities Sports Festival in Islamabad

“I urge all boys and girls who are talented to participate in the sports event at national level. This is the first time that a sports festival is organized at national level for the athletes hailing from minorities. Ministry of Human Rights will be providing basic facilities such as accommodation and food to the participants,” Kamran Michael stated in a video message.

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“I feel overwhelmed to announce that this is the first time in Pakistan’s history that a minorities’ sports festival is being organized at national level. I welcome you all, participate in the event,” he urged the nation.

Those interested to participate can register themselves for the event at the following registration desks in various cities of Pakistan, last date of registration is July 30, Saturday.

QUETTA: Regional Directorate of Human Rights, House number 23-24/9, New Al-Gillani Road, Quetta. Phone numbers 081-2869154, Fax number 081-2869058. KARACHI: Regional Directorate of Human Rights, Block number 5, Sindh Secretariat number 4-A Farrier Road, Karachi, Phone number 021-99205835, Fax number 021-99205837. ISLAMABAD: Deputy Secretary Admin Ministry of Human Rights, 9th Floor, State Life Building number 5, Blue Area, Islamabad. Phone number 051-9202252. LAHORE: Regional Directorate of Human Rights, House number 148-A, New Muslim Town, Lahore. Phone number 042-99231968, Fax number 042-99231970