The Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) honored senior sports journalists Amjad Aziz Malik, Abdul Rasheed Shakoor and Faizan Lakhani for their services in the field of sports on 31st October, 2017 at the Sindh Scouts Headquarter Auditorium, Karachi.
It is pertinent to mention that President of the Pakistan Sports Writers Federation (PSWF) and Secretary General of Association of International Press of Sports (AIPS) Asia, Amjad Aziz Malik was once again elected as General Secretary of AIPS Asia in the AIPS Asia Congress 2017 which was held in Islamabad in October.
SJAS organized a ceremony at Sindh Scouts Auditorium to honour the services of the senior sports journalists Abdul Rasheed Shakoor and Faizan Lakhani, who covered around 100 international matches for Pakistan. SJAS presented a gold medal to Amjad Aziz Malik, while presenting a memento to Lakhani and Shakoor.
Sindh Information Minister, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah was the chief guest who lauded the services of Amjad Aziz Malik, Faizan Lakhani and Abdul Rasheed Shakoor in the field of sports and organizing various events wh outlined that they made their country proud globally. The Minister also assured the media members that the government of Sindh would provide all kind of support to the journalist community. “We are always available for journalists financially and trying to solve their problems,” added Nasir Hussain Shah. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister hailed SJAS services and appreciated the entire association for organizing this event.
TV and Radio Sports Commentator and former CEO of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Chishti Mujahid, Senior journalists Shahid Hashmi, Sardar Khan, Mansoor Ali Baig, Hockey commentator, Riazuddin, Olympian Islahuddin, Ex-KCCA chief, Aijaz Farooqui, President KUJ, Hassan Abbas, Sports Consultant NBP, Ghulam Muhammad, Senior Vice President SJAS, Zubair Nazeer Khan, Vice President SJAS, Ubaid Awan along with other members attend the event.