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Government attaches due significance to promotion of sports in country: Ishaq Dar

Islamabad, April 12, 2015 (PPI-OT): Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here late Saturday evening said that the government attached due significance to promotion of sports in the country and hockey, as national sport, topped it all. He was talking to newsmen after giving away trophies to winner and runner up teams at the 2015 Margala Cup Polo tournament.

The Minister said that appropriate allocation for sports would be carried out in the budget 2015-16. He said, government wished the sport of hockey to regain its past glory and would provide support in this regard. The Minister congratulated the 4-Horsemen team which edged out the Kalabagh-4 team by 8 goals to 7-and a half goals to emerge as winners of the 2015 Margala Cup. He appreciated the organizers for holding the tournament in a befitting manner.

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