British Deputy Excessive Commissioner, Alison Blake, despatched her finest needs to the Pakistani athletes as they put together to depart to the UK to compete within the Commonwealth Video games this summer season. The taking part Pakistani athletes from throughout the nation got here to Lahore immediately to supply their biometric information for the UK visas.
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Video games will happen from 23 July to three August. Round 6,500 athletes from 70 international locations will compete in the course of the Video games which will likely be a most memorable occasion.
Sending her finest needs, the British Deputy Excessive Commissioner, Alison Blake stated:
That is Commonwealth Week and the theme for this 12 months, ‘Group Commonwealth,’ displays the spirit of friendship and the drive in the direction of reaching shared targets and values throughout Commonwealth. As two Commonwealth international locations, Pakistan and the UK share so many robust connections and sports activities is one among them.
I want the Pakistani athletes the easiest of luck as they may proudly signify their nation on the Commonwealth Video games at Glasgow this July. It’s a pleasure to host the Pakistani groups, coaches and supporting employees in Lahore. The British Excessive Fee labored very carefully with a lot of them within the run as much as London Olympic 2012 Video games. Glasgow would be the stage for a improbable summer season of sport, in addition to an exquisite vary of cultural and humanities occasions for everybody. I want all of the Pakistani athletes good luck as they put together for Glasgow 2014.
Talking on the event, President of Pakistan Olympic Affiliation, Lt. Gen. (R) Syed Arif Hasan stated:
I’m eagerly trying ahead to the beginning of the 20th Commonwealth video games at Glasgow because it not solely guarantees thrilling competitors, it additionally offers alternative for our athletes from throughout Pakistan to be a part of one of many world’s largest multi-sport occasion.
With the countdown already began, the British Excessive Fee’s endeavour to rejoice the event, as Pakistani gamers put together to get their visas and kit up for his or her journey to the UK, would assist generate extra curiosity across the Video games.