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Squash legend Jehangir Khan delivers lecture at AIPS ASIA Young Reporters Program

Secretary General AIPS ASIA Amjad Aziz Malik presents a souvenir to squash legend Jehangir Khan during YSR training program in Karachi. (Photo by PSWF)
by Muhammad Usama, PSWF

Karachi, November 8, 2018 - On the second day of the first-ever Young Sports Reporters Training program in Karachi young sports journalists from different print and electronic media apart had the opportunity to listen to squash legend Jahangir Khan’s view on how to build a successful career.

Khan said that these kinds of training programs would help young journalists boost their skills. He said: "You are the future of your country and you have to show positive image of your country globally.”

He also guided young journalists as to how to make a contact or Personal Relation (PR) with sportsmen. Former Test cricketer Jalaluddin addressing the occasion said that the organisers has taken a good step to organize this workshop.

Former Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) Chief, Professor Aijaz Farooqui, Chairman Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA), Alamgir Shaikh, Leisure League Deputy CEO, Zaib Khan, Women football organizer, Sadia Sheikh, senior sports journalists, Abdul Majid Bhatti, Waheed Khan, Ehsan Qureshi and Salim Khaliq also addressed the event.

The senior journalists, while sharing their experience with junior journalists, said that the new generation should give their all-out efforts with the basic points of journalism, to achieve their goal set for the larger medium. They urged participants to turn to digital media as social media viewed by millions and gets the quickest response globally.

Senior sports journalist and international hockey commentator Riazuddin conducted the event. Later, APIS Asia Secretary General, Amjad Aziz Malik presented souvenirs to former KCCA Chief, Professor Aijaz Farooqui, Chairman PBSA, Alamgir Shaikh, Leisure League Deputy COO Zaib Khan, Women football organizer, Sadia Sheikh, senior sports journalists, Abdul Majid Bhatti, Waheed Khan, Ehsan Qureshi, Salim Khaliq and Mehmood Riaz.

The visiting journalists were taken to the Quaid-e-Azam museum, Olympion Hanif Khan and Dr Junaid Ali Shah Hockey Sports Hockey Complex,KHA. Abdul Sattar Edhi Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and the famous shopping mall in Clifton by the SJAS organising committee.

It is worth mentioning here that a three-day AIPS Asia YSR Training Workshop commenced on Monday. The event is organised by SJAS in collaboration with Pakistan Sports Writers Federation.

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