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THE GROWING WORLD OF SPORTS IN PAKISTAN
 
 
ISSUE # 51-----Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2005

The current picture on the national sporting scenario, with the sole exception of cricket, is of gloom and doom. For a country which at one time boasted of being world champions in many disciplines is currently without any of the titles or even in serious consideration for the top positions.
Pakistan, not long ago were the world champs in hockey, squash, cricket and even in snooker. In athletics, it was considered a force at the Asian level. Now all those achievements are a matter of past history. A look at the current scene as to where we stand now would be in order in various sports.


  HIGH DAMS

Substantiated with the reports of technical experts and parliamentary committee on water resources recommending the construction of Kalabagh, Bhasha and Skurdu dams on urgent basis, President Musharraf considers high dams including Kalabagh dam as being in the supreme interest of the country.
The parliamentary committee and technical committee headed by eminent people of Sindh domicile have recommended construction of major water reservoirs including Kalabagh dam to meet the growing water and power needs of the country.

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