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Caretaker CM presents Rs3 million cheque to silver medalist Arshad Nadeem

Caretaker CM presents Rs3 million cheque to silver medalist Arshad Nadeem
September 26, 2023 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) - Arshad Nadeem, the silver medalist in the World Javelin Championship, called on caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi at his office on Tuesday.

The CM lauded his achievement and presented Arshad Nadeem a Rs3 million cheque in recognition of his remarkable feat. In a display of heartfelt appreciation, the chief minister exclaimed, "Kudos! we are immensely proud of you."

Responding to Arshad Nadeem's request, the CM also announced the allocation of funds for Mian Channu Stadium. He emphasized that Arshad Nadeem has brought honour to Pakistan by clinching the silver medal in the championship. "This achievement speaks volumes about the immense potential of young Pakistani athletes who continue to shine even with limited resources," he added.

Arshad Nadeem shared his reflections on the World Athletic Championship, saying that securing second place by the narrowest of margins was a memorable moment in his career. He reiterated his determination to aim for a gold medal, aspiring to elevate Pakistan's stature on the world stage. He also thanked CM Mohsin Naqvi and the Punjab government for their support.

Provincial Ministers Dr Javed Akram, Amir Mir, Azfar Ali, Nasir, Mansoor Qadir, Provincial Advisor Wahab Riaz, secretary and DG Sports, secretary information and others were also present.