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Argentinian ambassador meets IPC Minister


ISLAMABAD, JAN 10: The Argentinian Ambassador to Pakistan, Leopoldo Francisco Sahores, called on the Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari in Islamabad. Federal Minister greeted and congratulated the ambassador on Argentina’s victory in the Football World Cup.

Federal Minister said that there is a great scope of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of Sports, especially football, polo, squash and mountaineering. He added that Pakistan is home to a larger number of youth population, and it would be a great investment in developing the skills of youth in the field of sports. The Minister expressed his desire that Pakistan can learn from invaluable Argentinian experience and expertise in the coaching and training of football.

The Federal Minister for IPC also discussed about the possibility of football coaching and training for Pakistan female football players; the Ambassador told that he had a detailed discussion in this regard with SAPM on Youth Affairs Pakistan and lots of matters relating to bilateral cooperation focusing specifically the youth were discussed.

HE expressed his desire that Argentinian government wants a long term engagement with Pakistan especially in the field of Sports. He also talked about the potential visit of Argentinian female football players to Pakistan early this year, to train and coach female football players in Pakistan. He further said that Pakistan female football players from  Quetta have a great talent for the sport.

It was mutually proposed that both the countries can work together on exchange of sports specialists for the development of bilateral relations and also fight together against the menace of doping among the players.

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