Rs3 million cash prize announced for javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem
By News Desk
September 7, 2023 03:50 PM
On the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, the Punjab Sports Department has announced a Rs3 million cash prize for javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem who won the first medal for Pakistan at the 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest with a throw of 87.82m, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.
“Arshad Nadeem won Pakistan’s first medal in the history of the World Athletics Championship,” Adviser to the Chief Minister on Sports Wahab Riaz said.
“Arshad Nadeem has won a silver medal in the recent World Athletics Championships. His achievement is Pakistan’s first medal in the history of the World Athletics Championship,” he added.
He claimed that the Punjab government had been working for the full recognition of all national players including Arshad Nadeem.
“The Punjab Endowment Fund is being launched soon. The future of sports and players in Punjab is bright,” he added.
Reporter: Wasim Ahmed