British-Pakistani boxer Amir and wife Faryal arrive Lahore as chief guests for Punjab Open Boxing Championship

British-Pakistani boxer Amir and wife Faryal arrive Lahore as chief guests for Punjab Open Boxing Championship

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LAHORE: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has arrived Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of the Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship.

Amir, along with his wife Faryal Makhdoom will be chief guests at the closing ceremony, where they will be giving away prizes to the winners.

While addressing a press conference at National Hockey Stadium on Friday, the Punjab sports board chairman Jahangir Khanzada had announced that Khan would be attending the closing ceremony of the tournament which would be a great means of motivation for young boxers.

Khan was received at the airport by Khanzada and the director of sports Anees Sheikh.

The closing ceremony is likely to take place tonight at the Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall.

According to Amir, he had come to Pakistan particularly to work on the development of boxing in the nation.

Earlier, Khan, while addressing the media in London had said that Pakistan is a harbor for investors and that he will be establishing many training academies for boxing in Gwadar and certain other cities across Pakistan.

He added that he will be working with leading real estate developer CPIC for the purpose.

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