KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) desires to hold the 14th South Asian Games in a distinctive manner.
It has been learned that unlike the 1989 and 2004 editions which Pakistan hosted at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad, the POA wants the 14th edition, which Pakistan will host most likely in 2021, to have Punjab at its hub. Lahore could be made the base, it becomes learned.
The POA hopes to maintain the occasions of numerous disciplines at the one’s unique centers in Punjab wherein there could be sufficient chance of pulling the gang.
It was learned that being extra famous weightlifting and wrestling competitions can be organized in Gujranwala, that’s considered the hub of these disciplines.
Pakistan also gets a maximum of the skills in these disciplines from those regions. Sialkot and Narowal are at the radar of the NOC for hosting volleyball competitions, specifically. Faisalabad may also host handball because most of the golf equipment belong to that commercial spot of the USA.
Being warm beds Faisalabad and Gojra can be utilized for carrying out the league matches of hockey occasion. However, National Hockey Stadium in Lahore can be used for semi-finals and final because of the arena-magnificence popularity of the venue for you to additionally assist live telecast of the suits.
The POA also intends to place Kasur on the venues list for the spectacle which was delivered in 1984 with the inaugural edition in Kathmandu.
However the NOC desires at the least 4 main halls in Gujranwala, that can then be offered to the clubs after the Games.
This correspondent learned that via the new concept POA wants the thick crowd to witness the numerous occasions and wants to see Punjab extra geared up as a long way as infrastructure is concerned. The POA additionally intends in future to keep SAG or some other foremost global event in Karachi, so that it will additionally help the port metropolis enhance its sports activities infrastructure.
However, a supply stated that being a football loopy city Karachi can be given football event of the 14th South Asian Games which the NOC intends to organize in grand style.
According to the resources, POA hopes to depart no stone unturned in web hosting the most important local competitions in the maximum befitting manner with a view to enhancing the photograph of us of a. However, the matters are but to be finalized as they’ll need a proper nod from the government. The ticket prices are not fixedly set but vary for different matches. It is confirmed that 87 percent of all the tickets for the 2010 Games will range from 10 RMB (USD 1.50) to 400 RMB (USD 58). In order to let more common people enjoy the big event, 45.3 percent tickets will be rated below 100 RMB (USD 15) by the Games Committee. However, those who want to witness the Grand Opening Ceremony would pay much more for one entry, at least from 1,600 RMB (USD 236) to 6,800 RMB (USD 1,000). And the opening and closing ceremony ticket purchasers would also have their names registered on the tickets.