ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) was
eager to use Iran’s female sport abilities for the promotion of
Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director General Akhtar Nawaz
Ganjera expressed the desire in a meeting with Iranian Cultural
Counsellor, Shahaboddin Daraei who called on him at Pakistan
Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
Shahaboddin Daraei welcomed the idea saying that Iran is
ready to extend all kinds of cooperation to Pakistan in this
regard. He added that Iran would like Pakistani coaches to be sent
to Iran in order to train them according to the international
The Iranian diplomat said that Iran can train Pakistani
coaches and provide training facilities to Pakistani female
athletes for different sports like volleyball, taekwondo and many
He suggested that the Pakistani officials pay a visit to
Iran’s Razavi Khorasan province and discuss the possibility of
coaches and athletes exchange programs with the officials of the
PSB Director General said Iranian women sports system can be
introduced in Pakistan as it will help promote the female sports
in the country.
He said that Iran and Pakistan must cooperate in the field of
sports because it would be very beneficial for Pakistan.