Islamabad March 16, 2016: President Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarian and former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari has felicitated journalist Amjad Aziz Malik on his election as Secretary General of the Asian Sports Journalists.
The Peshawar based journalist Amjad Aziz Malik was elected unopposed for four years as Secretary General of the Asian sports journalists body AIPS-ASIA that has over 7500 sports journalists from all over Asia as its members. The election was held in Manama, Bahrain the other day.
Your election to this prestigious office is not only a personal triumph for you but also a triumph for the efforts to promote soft image of Pakistan. It sends a message across continents that there is much more to Pakistan than bomb blasts and suicide bombings, said the former President in his message of felicitations.
Asif Ali Zardari prayed for the success of Amjad Aziz Malik as Secretary General of the Asian sports journalists’ body and even greater glory in the future.
Amjad Aziz Malik who takes over from Iran’s Seyed Abdolhamid Ahmadi is the first Pakistani to have been elected to this office.