Pakistani Olympians have a good time Six months to go to London 2012 at British Excessive Fee Soccer match

With solely six months to go till the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, the UK could be very happy with the story now we have to inform in regards to the preparations for the Video games.
Pakistani Olympians and Paralympians celebrated six months to go to the London 2012 Olympic Video games at an exhibition soccer match held on the British Excessive Fee in Islamabad as we speak.
A crew of Pakistani sports activities journalists performed a mixed crew of British, Brazilian and Chinese language diplomats within the exhibition match which was sponsored by VISA. The worldwide crew represented the earlier, present and subsequent hosts of the summer time Olympic Video games.
British Excessive Commissioner, Adam Thomson offered a defend to the profitable crew of Pakistani sports activities journalists and medals to each groups.
Excessive profile Pakistani athletes attended the occasion, together with Mudassar Baig, the Gold medalist of 400-M Race in Asian Para Video games 2010 at China, and Haider Ali, the Gold medalist of Lengthy Leap in Asian Para Video games 2010 at China, alongside the President of Pakistani Olympic Affiliation Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan and His Excellency the Ambassador of Brazil, H.E Alfredo Leoni and representatives from the Chinese language Embassy.
As hosts of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Video games, the UK sponsored the normal Olympic Truce Decision on the United Nations in October final yr 2010. The decision is entitled “Constructing a peaceable and higher world by way of sport and the Olympic perfect”. The UK will likely be working with Pakistan on the UN Safety Council in help of this decision calling for a world six-week truce throughout subsequent summer time’s Olympic Video games
Commenting on the success of the occasion, British Excessive Commissioner, Adam Thomson stated:
“With solely six months to go till the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, the UK could be very happy with the story now we have to inform in regards to the preparations for the Video games.
“We’re able to welcome the world. We’re proud to be a various, open and tolerant nation. We now have invited the world to London and the UK, however we’re proud that already a lot of the world, together with 1000’s of UK-Pakistanis, is already represented in London and the UK.
“However the Olympics is greater than only a nice spectacle. Internationally, together with in Pakistan programmes run by the British Council are working with younger folks to attach them to the inspirational energy of the Video games so they’re impressed to decide on sport.
“There are such a lot of sturdy connections between Pakistan and the UK, and anybody following the Second Take a look at in Abu Dhabi, will perceive that sport is one among these. I want the Pakistani athletes one of the best of luck of their preparations over the following six months. The 2012 Video games are set to be a landmark worldwide occasion for 2012 and I do know Pakistan will need to play their half on this.”
Nation Supervisor for Visa Pakistan, Amer Pasha added additional:
“Visa has been a worldwide associate for the Olympics motion since 1986 and has made it potential for a lot of nations to take part within the prestigious occasion by offering essential help. We now have additionally developed an array of applications globally to show the world in regards to the historical past, values and beliefs of the Olympic Motion and as we speak we’re proud to be related to the British Excessive Fee for as we speak’s match and wish to prolong our cooperation for the upcoming occasions as effectively.”
Chairman Rawalpindi-Islamabad Sports activities Journalists Assocation, Abdul Mohi Shah, commented on the participation of Pakistani journalists:
“As a journalist who lined three earlier Olympics I’m eagerly wanting ahead to the beginning of the 2012 London Olympics because it not solely guarantees thrilling competitors, it additionally supplies alternative to folks travelling from across the globe to see sports activities returning to its roots.
“With the countdown already began, the British Excessive Fee’s endeavour to have a good time the event in firm of native sports activities journalists would assist generate extra curiosity and enhance their data in regards to the British Olympics plan to make the mega present a memorable one.”