Hockey is our national sport, according to Director General (DG) Adnan Arshad Aulakh, and the SBP is prepared to take all necessary steps to ensure its growth and resuscitation.
He mentioned this while speaking with Dr Ehtisham Anwar, the Secretary of Education for South Punjab, who paid him a visit at the National Hockey Stadium on Friday.
On the event, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Head Coach of the national hockey team Kh Junaid, and other officials were present.
During the meeting, Secretary Education South Punjab Dr Ehtisham Anwar requested assistance from the Punjab Sports Board to train hockey coaches in the province.
On this occasion, Director General Sports Punjab informed Secretary Education South Punjab of his full support for the training of South Punjab hockey coaches.
Under the guidance of Head Coach of the national hockey team, former Olympian Kh Mohammad Junaid, qualified coaches in partnership with Sports Board Punjab will provide modern training to 50 hockey coaches from major schools and institutions in South Punjab.