Dr. Fehmida wants ‘Peace Road Race’ from Peshawar to Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Dr. Fehmida Mirza wants the Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) to hold a ‘Peace Road Race’ from Peshawar to Afghanistan. “PCF should organize a road race from Peshawar to Afghanistan which would send a message of peace in the region. The government will also support the federation,” she said while addressing the prize distribution ceremony of the Cycle Road Race organized by PCF here at the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Sunday. A total of 110 cyclists from Afghanistan and Pakistan participated in the road race which was held from Islamabad to Murree. Rizwan of Sui Southern Gas bagged the first place, while Fasihullah of Afghanistan and Hunzila took second and third places, respectively. Meanwhile, PCF President Syed Azhar Ali Shah, Secretary General Nisar Ahmed, former President Pakistan Football Federation Engineer Ashfaq Hussain Shah and PSB Deputy Director General Mansoor Ahmed and Director Azam Dar were also present on the occasion. - APP