Sunday, 7 March 2010

PM at Polo

PM cultivates his constituency--the elite! Where else should he go?

There are no poor youth activities since the two main games that are state susbsidized are polo and golf. Our cities have no land for soccer, volleyball, basket-ball or even gymnastics.

Gilani gives away prizes at National Polo Championship

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LAHORE, Mar 07 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Sunday gave away prizes to the winners of the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup Polo Tournament-2010 at the Lahore Polo Club.Earlier, the Premier opened the finals of the two-week long Bank Alfalah National Polo Championship Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup by throwing the ball in.Colony Sugar polo team won the National Polo Championship by beating HSBC polo team by 9 goals to 8 in the finals.The 3rd position was bagged by Tag Heuer/Army polo team.

Colonu Sugar team comprised Naveed M. Sheikh, Atif Yar Tiwana, Fernando Qunito Bordieu and Saqib Khan Khakwani while the HSBC team included Sufi Muhammad Amir, Hissam Ali Hyder, Gaston Moore and Sufi Muhammad Ijaz.
Federal Minister for Defence Ahmed Mukhtar, Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan and Chairman Public Accounts Committee MPA Syed Abdul Qadir Gilani were also present on the occasion.