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ISLAMABAD: The president of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi here today honoured weightlifter Talha Talib and javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem with cash awards for their excellent performances during the Tokyo Olympics.
Both finished fifth in their recent stints in the Tokyo Olympics. They were presented cheques of Rs1 million each at the President’s House in the federal capital.
Arshad was also accompanied by his coach Fayyaz Hussain Bukhari. Dr Fehmida, IPC minister, also announced cash award for Arshad’s coach Fayyaz Bukhari. Both IPC minister and Director General Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) were also present on the occasion.