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June 22, 2021

Painting competition held to mark Olympic Day

 
June 22, 2021

ISLAMABAD: An interactive session with the winners of the painting competition on Olympic Day was held at Pakistan Olympic House where they expressed their experience and interacted with Lt Gen (r) Syed Arif Hasan, president Pakistan Olympics Association (POA).

The session was organised in a hybrid mode with participants attending both virtually and physically at the Pakistan Olympic House in Lahore where the artworks were displayed. Arif Hasan thanked all the participants of the competition, saying that the Olympic Movement has had celebrated the artwork ever since the inception of the Modern Olympics.

He also congratulated the winners and their parents for the exceptional displays they had sent to the POA. He informed the participants that all the selected artworks received by the POA shall be preserved and displayed with the name of their artists. He further encouraged the youngsters to be part of the POA programs in particular to become volunteers for the 14th South Asian Games to be hosted by Pakistan.

The POA had delivered prizes to the winners. Under the category of ‘Paint Where You Train’, Muneeba Urooj secured first position and Javeria Mobeen, Muhammad Shayan and Muhammad Imran secured second and third positions, respectively.

In ‘Paint Your Game’ category, Muhammad Ramzan secured first position while Muhammad Rehan Khalid and Muhammad Shayan were awarded second and third slots.

Lastly in Paint the Champion, Ayesha Noor got first position, Mahr Afroz Khanum secured second and Abdullah Noman grabbed the third position. The POA also acknowledged two special sculptures of Ms Saliha Shafqat and Ms Enasa Aziz. The winners and their parents expressed their delight at the painting competition and the encouragement of youngsters by the POA.