Former Davis Cupper Rashid Malik calls on DG PSB  

The Nation  |  Jun 19, 2021

LAHORE - Former Davis Cupper and renowned coach Rashid Malik called on Director General Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Col (R) Muhammad Asif Zaman in his office at Pakistan Sports Complex and discussed the promotion of tennis in the country. Talking to The Nation on Friday, Malik appreciated the steps taken by the government to uplift sports in the country. He expressed the hope that the government’s post-corona initiatives would provide a new impetus to the sports culture in the country. He underlined the need to set up academies to groom the natural talent and potential of the players. “There is a dire need to establish a good number of academies of not only tennis but other sports as well, as these are nurseries where the raw talent is transformed into champions. There is no dearth of talent in Pakistan but only need of the hour is to provide them platforms and maximum facilities, so that they may learn and improve their skills and earn international laurels for Pakistan,” he added. The DG PSB apprised Malik about the board’s plans and ongoing efforts for the forthcoming sports events. 

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