Karachi, Pakistan–U.S. Consul Basic Brian Heath hosted a soccer clinic for road youngsters at his residence. Pakistan Soccer Captain Kaleemullah Khan, Azad Basis Principal-Secretary Naveed Hasan Khan and U.S. Consulate Cultural Attaché Griffin Rozell attended.
The occasion featured members of Pakistan’s breakthrough 2014 Avenue Kids’s World Cup staff. That staff superior to the semi-finals, successful the bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, regardless of soccer’s historically weak presence in Pakistan.
“Our goal right here right now is easy: to get pleasure from a pleasant sport of soccer, get to know one another just a little higher, and in doing so assist to strengthen ties between the individuals of Pakistan and the US,” stated Mr. Heath. Sports activities play a robust, optimistic position in younger individuals’s lives, he stated.
“Sport is all about dedication, respect for others and cooperation,” stated Mr. Rozell. “We wish extra younger individuals in Pakistan to expertise the fun of soccer, whereas benefiting from the sense of belonging and teamwork.”
The U.S. consul normal took the chance to additionally congratulate Kaleemullah Khan for signing onto the Tulsa Roughnecks soccer staff. “American followers are very lucky that they are going to get to get pleasure from your expertise,” stated Mr. Heath. “We very a lot recognize your efforts to help the following era of Pakistani soccer stars.”
Concerning the Azad Basis
The Azad Basis is dedicated to enhancing the well-being and vanity of alienated and excluded road youngsters via unconditionally optimistic help, each time and wherever essential. It seeks to reintegrate road youngsters with their household and society.The inspiration grew out of an off-the-cuff affiliation of scholars, professors and alumni at Karachi College who needed to deal with social issues, class disparity and academic wants.