Islamabad police to hold sports events regularly for policemen


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police will arrange sports events on a regular basis for police personnel as such activities not only promote an environment of competition but also inculcate the spirit to counter tough situations.

This was stated by Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sultan Azam Temuri on Monday here at the concluding ceremony of the Islamabad Police Olympics at Police Line Headquarters. DIG (Security) Waqar Ahmed Chohan, DIG (Headquarters Nasir Mehmud Satti, AIGs, SSPs and other police personnel were also present on the occasion.

The sports activities in the event included football, marathon race volleyball, tug of war, bodybuilding, wrestling, kabaddi and cricket.

The IGP said that the policemen feel exhausted from long duties and such events will help to entertain them and provide them with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and provide them with an opportunity to keep themselves physically and mentally fit.  Such events would be arranged on an annual basis to promote healthy activities in the force, he added.