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Karachi Hockey Association names Major General Tariq Suri as Patron-in-Chief
Retired Major General Tariq Halim Suri has succeeded the late retired vice-admiral Syed Arifullah Hussaini as the Patron-in Chief.
The Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) feasted the Youth hockey club for winning the all Sindh Moenjodaro Inter-Club Hockey Championship at Larkana, in a colourful ceremony was held at the KHA Sports Complex.
Retired Major General Tariq Halim Suri graced the ceremony as chief guest and has succeeded the late retired vice-admiral Syed Arifullah Hussaini as the Patron-in Chief.
His nomination was confirmed by KHA Executive Committee which includes Olympians Samiullah, Hanif Khan, Jamil Ajmed Khan, Ahmed Alam, Gulfraz Ahmed Khan, Aijazuddin, Dr S.A. Majid, Javeed Iqbal and Haider Hussain.
The KHA awarded Rs 200,000 among the player for winning Inter-club event. The prize money was granted by Secretary Sports Sindh Syed Imtiaz Ali Shah.
General Suri thanked KHA for his nomination and pledged to take it to new heights. General Suri, who used to play very fine hockey during his heydays, lauded the role of Karachi which has generated a large number of Olympians and Internationals during the last 74 years.