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PBBF gets affiliation with Pakistan Sports Board

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Basketball Federation (PBBF) becomes an active affiliated unit of Pakistan Sports Board after the approval of PSB Board Meeting in line  with  PSB Rules 2022. According to the details, the decision was taken in the 26th  Board meeting held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC)/President, Pakistan Sports Board, Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari.  The promotion of basketball in the country was also discussed in the meeting which recently held at Islamabad. Under the leadership of its President, Brigadier (R) Muhammad Iftikhar Mansoor and Secretary General,  Khalid Bashir, PBBF are playing vital role for the promotion of basketball in the country which is also affiliated with Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) recognised by IOC, International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and FIBA Asia. PBBF organised mens and womens events in the recent past and contemplating to organise back to back basketball tournaments in coming months. After the approval and formly notified by Pakistan Sports Board, Pakistan Basketball Federation is the only representative organization at national and international level that can take all kinds of measures for the development of basketball, Said Pakistan Basketball Federation spokesperson added that the department and division must also take permission from the federation to organize basketball competitions in the country. It is also mention that under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreement, the federal government and PSB recognized only those national  sports federations which are affiliated with their world bodies.

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