Islamabad :General Council Meeting of Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan (WSFP) was held at Air Headquarters Islamabad. During the meeting, Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer, Vice Chief of the Air Staff was unanimously elected as President Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan. Member associations, departments and all office bearers of WSFP along with the representatives of Pakistan Olympics Association attended the meeting.
Addressing at the occasion, Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer, President Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan (WSFP) assured that he would make earnest efforts for the promotion of winter sports in the country. He directed the house to explore new venues for installation of small tow lifts for ski sports enthusiast in various snow clad areas of Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He also stressed on exploring new opportunities for making winter sports popular in every nook and corner of the country.
The house also discussed the calendar activities of the Federation for the Ski season 2019. Earlier, Secretary General WSFP, Air Cdre Shahid Nadeem briefed the house on upcoming International Ski Federation (FIS) races and elaborated the measures taken to make the events a success. The Hindukush Winter Sports Club, Swat Winter Sports Club and AJK Ski Association also briefed the house on planned activities for promotion of winter sports in their respective areas.