State-of-the-art gym inaugurated, divisional cabinet formed


By Rafiullah Mandokhail

ZHOB: President Balochistan Bodybuilding Association Wahab Khilji has said that the young sportsmen in Balochistan are not short of talent but they need guidance in the right direction. Bodybuilders of Balochistan have always proved their mettle not only at the national but also at the international level.

He expressed these views while visiting NJ Spartan Gym and addressing the opening ceremony of SK Life Bodybuilding Club here in Zhob. President Quetta Bodybuilding Association Zaheer Farooqi, General Secretary Abdul Qayyum Sherani, Mr. Balochistan Najeeb Mandokhail, president Hamza King Fu Academy Anwer Jan Afridi and newly-elected president Navez Yousafzai were also present at the inauguration ceremony. The chief guest cut a cake at the inauguration of SK Life Gym and the cabinet of Zhob Division Bodybuilding Association was also announced.

President, Balochistan Bodybuilding Association Wahab Khilji on the occasion said that efforts were being made to promote bodybuilding in Balochistan and introduce youth at national and international level. Competitions were also being organized at the provincial level, including visiting of clubs in different districts in Balochistan. He stressed the need for boosting sports and physical activities for saving youth from the menace of drugs addiction.

“The youth should pay attention towards their health which will help them to stay from the drug menace,” adding that physical exercise was very important for the body in today’s stressful life. The people should join the gym for their proper health and better physical fitness. He urged.

“The government and the Sports department must explore more avenues for the promotion of sports, as it is an integral part of a healthy society, “he added.

Mr Balochistan Najib Mandokhail also spoke on the occasion and urged the bodybuilders to take fitness seriously and work hard to excel at the provincial level competitions.

“We are doing all out efforts for the promotion of bodybuilding and regaining its lost charm and glow,” adding the government should also provide modern facilities for the promotion of sports in Balochistan particularly in Zhob,” he demanded.

Meanwhile, the divisional cabinet was also announced. MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhail elected as chairman, Habibullah Mandokhail elected deputy chairman, Nawaz Yousafzai elected president, Naseebullah Sherani elected vice president, Najibullah Mandokhail general secretary, Sydal Khan deputy general secretary, Darban Tarakai elected finance secretary and Rafiullah Mandokhail elected as media coordinator of Zhob Division Bodybuilding Association. Provincial president Wahab Khilji congratulated the newly elected cabinet.